Jul 26, 2019
• The weekly grain market update
• The next round of USDA Market Facilitation Program payments
• The latest agricultural news, and this week’s “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien offers his weekly insight on the grain markets: he looks at the question of whether late-planted corn will mature before the first freeze of the fall, and how that could become a corn market factor in the weeks ahead...he also comments on what has been a good last half of July for hard red wheat exports.
00:13:00 – Market Facilitation Program Payments: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid talks about the just-released county rates for the next round of USDA Market Facilitation Program payments: she goes over the rate trends in Kansas and what she believes influenced those the most, and she reviews the payment application procedure.
00:24:30 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:33:00 – Kansas Weather: K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.
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