Sep 15, 2020
• An updated outlook on U.S. grain export business
• A new tool estimates farmland value for a given year
• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”
• Extreme weather events and the ensuing impact on birds…
00:01:30 – U.S. Grain Exports Update: The senior economist at the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers his updated outlook on U.S. grain export business, based in part on the USDA's latest international grain supply and demand report...he says that the keystone customer remains China, which he believes will remain an aggressive buyer of U.S. feedgrains and soybeans for some time to come.
00:12:55 – Estimating Farmland Value: K-State agricultural economist Terry Griffin talks about a new tool that he has developed for estimating farmland value for a given year using the current value of that land...using annual value indexes for every year since 1950, the user can determine the tax liability of farmland transactions.
00:24:22 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."
00:32:26 – Extreme Weather and Birds: K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reviews a new study of extreme weather events and the ensuing impact on birds.
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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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