Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, October 19
K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien lends his thoughts to the
current trends in the grain markets...he also comments on the
announcement this week that the CME Group will be purchasing the
Kansas City Board of Trade, and what implications that has for Kansas
wheat producers and merchandisers.
Another in our series of interviews this week with local Extension
agricultural agents attending the Research and Extension annual
conference in Manhattan: today, a visit with Cody Miller of the
Phillips-Rooks Extension District in northwest Kansas.
K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth talks about prolific
volunteer wheat growth around Kansas, and how that could lead to
significant insect problems for new winter wheat stands if not
And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State reports on Kansas
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
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 Atkinsonagguy@ksu.eduK-State Research & Extension News