K-State Research and Extension News
May 04, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, May 4

K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien comments on the grain
market trends, taking up the findings from this week's Hard Red
Winter Wheat Tour, and remarking on the potential market impact from
substantial double cropping after the expected early wheat harvest

The associate director of K-State's International Grains Program,
Mark Fowler, tells of the success of the domestic grain elevator
manager courses that I-G-P is offering, and looks ahead to a special
short course the program will soon host for flour millers from Mexico

K-State agronomist Anandhi Swamy talks about her new research into
historical climate trends in Kansas and their influence on crop
production and water resources...as a starting point for forecasting
the impacts of climate change in the future

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State has the latest 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