K-State Research and Extension News
February 15, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, February 15

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the grain
market trends: he talks about the closure of several ethanol plants
in recent weeks, and the implications for the corn market; and he
looks at the absence of speculative traders in the grain markets as a
whole, and when that might change

A USDA soil scientist based in Manhattan, John Tartarko, talks about
the prospect for severe wind erosion of Kansas soils as the dry
weather persists, comparing the current situation to wind erosion
events of the past...he advises producers in areas where wind erosion
is a threat to be ready with a control plan

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State has the latest Kansas
agricultural weather outlook

Agriculture Today is broadcast each weekday morning at 10:00 on KFRM
Radio, Clay Center (550 AM) and KLOE Radio, Goodland (730 AM), which
collectively reach 75 counties in Kansas, parts of southern Nebraska,
eastern Colorado and northern Oklahoma...the broadcast can also be
heard over the K-State Radio Network website. Also see the Agriculture
Today archives


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Eric Atkinson
K-State Research & Extension News