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Precision Agriculture Technology Play Audio



A featured speaker at the Kansas Agricultural Technologies Conference, co-sponsored by K-State Research and Extension this week:  former Oklahoma State University cropping systems specialist and now a producer and consultant in northeast Colorado, Chad Godsey, talks about practical adaptation of precision agricultural technology by farmers, and what he sees as the lead technology interests in the central plains region.

1/22/2015 6:00:00 PM


KANSAS WHEAT HISTORY Play Audio



Kansas Day…the date on which Kansas achieved statehood back in 1861…is coming up soon.  It’s an ideal occasion to reflect on the place that winter wheat production occupies in Kansas history, as covered by Nicole Lane on this week’s Kansas Wheat Scoop.   

1/22/2015 6:00:00 PM


The Weekly Grain Market Report Play Audio



K-State grain market economist Dan O’Brien reviews this week’s trends in the grain markets:  he comments on how long he thinks that grain sorghum will continue trading at a premium to corn in certain locations, and takes another look at the corn-to-soybean price ratio as an indicator of producer planting intentions this spring.

1/22/2015 6:00:00 PM


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