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Apr 23, 2020

• A detailed look at 2019 agricultural land value trends in Kansas

• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update

• A beginner’s guide to vegetable container gardening…

00:01:30 – New K-State Land Value Reports:  K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor takes a detailed look at 2019 agricultural land value trends in Kansas, which are summarized in two new K-State reports: Kansas County-Level Land Values for Cropland and Pasture, and the 2019 Kansas Land Values Book...she compares 2019 dryland and irrigated cropland and pasture values to those of 2018.

00:12:44 – New K-State Land Value Reports (Part 2):  Continued discussion with K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor, about 2019 agricultural land value trends in Kansas; here, Mykel uses that information to project where agricultural land values may be headed here in 2020, with special consideration given to the impact of COVID-19 on the land market.

00:24:07 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.

00:32:10 – Container Gardening of Vegetables:  Johnson County Extension horticultural agent Dennis Patton goes over the basics of raising garden vegetables in containers, which is drawing considerable interest this spring.


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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.


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