Apr 24, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• Monitoring potential freeze injury to the Kansas winter wheat crop
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien centers his weekly grain market comments on the beleaguered corn market, and on his latest probability projections on corn prices for the rest of this marketing year...he's strongly encouraging corn growers to watch for opportunities to favorably manage the considerable price risk currently.
00:12:57 – Keeping Alert for Freeze Damage to Wheat: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato provides the latest update on potential freeze injury to the Kansas winter wheat crop, following the string of sub-freezing overnight temperatures that occurred last week… he reminds producers what to be looking for as they inspect their stands over the next few days.
00:24:09 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:26 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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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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