K-State Research and Extension News
November 30, 2012
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Friday, November 30

K-State agricultural economist Dan O'Brien offers his weekly analysis
of the grain markets, which includes a look at the current
profitability, or lack thereof, in ethanol production, and how that
plays into the outlook for corn prices

K-State agronomist Jim Shroyer provides his latest assessment of the
Kansas wheat crop, urging growers to closely inspect the root system
of their wheat plants now...he points out that the dry weather has
led to poor crown root development in numerous fields

And state climatologist Mary Knapp of K-State has the latest Kansas
agricultural weather outlook

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