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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page.

Captioned episodes are available on our Agriculture Today YouTube page.

Jul 15, 2020

• A special in-depth look at U.S. corn exports, with a particular focus on trade opportunities with China

• Agricultural news headlines

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – U.S. Corn Exports:  An extended conversation with senior economist Guy Allen of the I-G-P Institute at K-State on the U.S. corn export outlook: he analyzes the corn numbers from the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report released last Friday, and tells what those saying about corn export prospects.

00:12:45 – U.S. Corn Exports—Part 2:  Continued discussion with senior economist Guy Allen of the I-G-P Institute at K-State; here, he zeroes in on the corn trade opportunities with China moving forward, in the wake of two huge Chinese purchases of U.S. corn in recent days, and he comments on whether political tensions between the two countries will affect future grain business with China.

00:24:10 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:14 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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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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