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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.

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Apr 13, 2021

• The timeliness of corn and soybean planting

• The USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• The economic costs inflicted by invasive wildlife species…

00:01:30 – Timeliness of Corn and Soybean Planting:  K-State crop production specialist Ignacio Ciampitti talks about the timeliness of corn and soybean planting:  he advises corn growers to wait for soil temperatures to stay consistently in the optimum range for good emergence, and he talks about the potential added risk of planting soybeans ahead of corn.

00:12:57 – World Grain Supply and Demand:  The senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, reviews the USDA's latest world grain supply-and-demand report, and why he thinks it generally speaks favorably about continued strength in the U.S. grain markets.

00:24:19 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:31 – Economic Impact of Invasive Wildlife:  On this week's wildlife management segment, former K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee discusses a new analysis of the economic costs inflicted by invasive wildlife species.


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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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