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Oct 13, 2020

• An in-depth view of current international grain trade

• Agricultural news, and the latest “Milk Lines”

• Results of a study on bird-aircraft collisions…

00:01:30 – U.S. International Grain Trade:  The senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, offers an in-depth view of current international grain trade, and where U.S. grain sales stand in that global market.

00:12:52 – U.S. International Grain Trade (Part 2):  More discussion senior economist with the I-G-P Institute at K-State, Guy Allen; here, he considers the new USDA world grain supply and demand numbers which were released last Friday, and couples those with his own observations on developments abroad from his extensive contacts around the world, as he talks about the outlook for U.S. sales of corn, soybeans, grain sorghum and wheat.

00:24:14 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, along with this week's edition of "Milk Lines."

00:32:18 – Bird-Aircraft Collisions:  K-State wildlife specialist Charlie Lee reports on a new study of bird-aircraft collisions, and whether birds congregating at nearby landfills might be a factor.


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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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