K-State Agriculture Today: 1284 — Mississippi River Water Levels May Affect Markets… Dry Conditions Continue For Wheat

  • Grain Market Update
  • September Statewide
  • Agricultural Weather Report


00:01:04 — Grain Market Update : K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, joins us for this week’s grain market update. He shares information on how the current water levels of the Mississippi River might affect both the corn and soybean market and the potential for volatility in the wheat market due to two U SDA reports set to release this morning.

Dan’s weekly newsletter on AgManager.info

00:12:07 — September Statewide: We summarize current events at K-State’s College of Agriculture with Dean Ernie Minton for this month’s edition of Statewide. This month Dean Minton discuss a visit from NASA scientists, fundraising to support revitalizing infrastructure in the college, the importance of Extension in supporting public health efforts in Kansas, and so much more.

Nasa scientists visit Kansas

Henry C. Gardiner Global Food Systems Lecture to feature Land O’Lakes president and CEO

Kansas Ag Secretary visits Agriculture Today and hightlights hot topics

Extension supporting public health efforts in Kansas

President Linton hoping to raise $75 million in donations to help support K-State College of Ag infrastructure

Entomology students propose plastic as a food source for insects

00:23:05 — Agricultural Weather Report:  K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, provides this week’s agricultural weather report. He says that while recent rain gave producers the opportunity to get some wheat in the ground, the outlooks are still quite dry.



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Agriculture Today is a daily program featuring Kansas State University agricultural specialists and other experts examining ag issues facing Kansas and the nation. It is hosted by Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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