K-State Research and Extension News
November 01, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, November 1

K-State grain market economist Dan O'Brien comments on the impressive
level of U.S. grain exports in the month of October, and how that
could provide underlying strength to grain prices in the weeks ahead,
as part of his weekly grain market analysis

University of Nebraska agricultural policy specialist Brad Lubben
addresses several of the items that came up at the first meeting of
the congressional conference committee on the farm bill, pertaining
to the structure of commodity program payments and the ongoing
attempt to separate the nutrition title from the other bill
titles...he's quite hopeful that the bill will be finalized and
approved before year's end

Kansas FFA state reporter Daryl Simmons files an update from the  
2013 National FFA Convention taking place this week in Louisville,
noting that several Kansas FFA members are in contention for high
honors this weekend

And K-State climatologist Mary Knapp reports on Kansas agricultural

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