May 29, 2020
• The weekly grain market update
• Estimating net farm income in Kansas for 2020
• Agricultural news, and the “Kansas Wheat Scoop”
• Kansas agricultural weather…
00:01:30 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien talks about signs of improvement in the ethanol sector, and about ongoing favorable basis bids at local grain delivery points around Kansas, as featured topics during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.
00:12:50 – Estimating 2020 Net Farm Income: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl reports on a new analysis out of K-State, which estimates net farm income in Kansas for 2020...it projects a steep drop in the returns to crop and livestock production for this current year, not accounting for the USDA coronavirus aid that's now forthcoming.
00:24:14 – Ag News: The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”
00:32:17 – 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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