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Aug 31, 2018

On today’s episode: the weekly grain market update; determining when to apply the final crop irrigation of the season; agricultural news, and this week's "Kansas Wheat Scoop"; K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather…

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.

00:01:29 – Grain Market Update:  K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on whether or not a rebound is in store for wheat prices, coupled with his latest price probability projections for wheat, and he talks about the prospects for harvest-time improvement in row crop prices, during his weekly segment on the grain market trends.

00:13:00 – Timing the Final Crop Irrigation:  K-State crops and soils specialist Lucas Haag talks about the procedure to follow in determining when to apply the final crop irrigation of the season...being sure to not cease irrigation too early and hurt yield potential, nor too late and run the risk of wasting water.

00:24:28 – Ag News:  The day's agricultural news headlines, and the latest “Kansas Wheat Scoop.”

00:32:59 – Kansas Weather:  K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural weather.


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