K-State Research and Extension News
October 12, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, October 12

K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien sizes up the USDA's grain
production and grain stocks reports released yesterday, and why the
markets soared in the wake of those new numbers

K-State cropping systems agronomist Kraig Roozeboom talks about the
impacts of the earlier-than-usual hard freezes over the past week on
grain sorghum and soybeans, based on their stage of maturity...he
cites research findings on the likely extent of yield losses

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State covers the Kansas
agricultural weather scene

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