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Sep 27, 2019

  • Grain prices and the new U.S.-Japan trade deal
  • Herbicide options for broadleaf crop weeds in the fall
  • Kansas weather

00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the impact of the new U.S.-Japan trade deal on the grain trades, with particular respect to wheat, and he talks about this coming Monday's USDA grain stocks report, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends

00:12:54 – Controlling Fall Crop Weeds: K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson goes over the herbicide options for controlling two notorious broadleaf crop weeds here in the fall:  field bindweed and bur ragweed...he explains why a fall treatment is generally the most effective approach, emphasizing why timing is critical

00:24:20 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.

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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.