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November 16, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, November 16


K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien comments on the grain
market trends this week, where the recent downturn in prices seems to
have stabilized...he also remarks on a projection that $9 corn may be
in the offing next spring

A USDA molecular biologist based in Manhattan, Kris Silver, talks
about his genetic research on the red flour beetle, a major stored
grain pest, and how that research approach could open the door to
significant new breakthroughs in insect control

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State reports on 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



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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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