Aug 18, 2020
• International grain trade
• Farmland leasing survey results
• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”
• A new study of how weather influences coyote behavior…
00:01:30 – International Grain Trade: The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his perspectives on the current state of international grain trade, and the main factors influencing U.S. grain sales abroad...he lends particular attention to the prospects of additional grain export business with China.
00:12:53 – Farmland Leasing Survey: K-State farm management economist Mykel Taylor covers a new survey of Kansas farm landowners and tenants on preferences in farmland leasing arrangements...she talks about how each party's approach to risk affects the type of lease that's agreed upon.
00:24:16 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:22 – Weather’s Influence on Coyote Behavior: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee tells of a new Nebraska study of how weather influences coyote behavior, as captured by trail cameras.
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