K-State Research and Extension News
April 27, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, April 27

K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien provides his weekly
analysis of the grain markets: among other things, he comments on
the inversion in old-crop and new-crop corn, and now soybean, futures

The director of the USDA's Hard Winter Wheat Quality Laboratory in
Manhattan, Brad Seabourn, talks about that facility's ongoing task of
evaluating new winter wheat varieties for their milling and baking
characteristics...that laboratory is celebrating its 75th year of

K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth cautions producers about a
possible threat of black cutworm damage to newly-planted corn

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State reports on Kansas
agricultural weather

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 web site. See Agriculture Today
Radio 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