K-State Research and Extension News
August 23, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, August 23


K-State agricultural economist Dan O' Brien passes along his latest
price probability projections for wheat, feedgrains and soybeans, and
looks at possible price levels for crop insurance coverage, during
his grain market segment for this week...drawing from his
presentation at K-State's Risk and Profit Conference.

The director of the Wheat Genetics Resource Center at K-State,
Bikram Gill, talks about the selection of K-State as the home for the
National Science Foundation's Industry/University Cooperative
Research Center for wheat...and he's joined by USDA researcher
Guihua Bai, for a look at a new breakthrough in wheat genetics that
may be the answer to pre-harvest sprouting problems in wheat,
particularly white wheat varieties.

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 Research and Extension website.

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
agguy@ksu.edu
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