K-State Agriculture Today: 1376 – USDA Ag Outlook Forum Insight…Have a Severe Weather Plan in Place for the Week Ahead

  • The USDA Says to Expect Grain Price Decreases
  • United States’ Precision Agriculture Adoption
  • Storms Are Brewing for Kansas


00:01:10  — The USDA Says to Expect Grain Price Decreases : This Friday’s show begins with our grain market update for the week from K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, and senior economist with the International Grains Program, Guy Allen. Dan and Guy share insight on acres and pricing anticipated for the year ahead from information they have gleaned from USDA experts in Washington D.C. this week at the USDA’s 99th Agricultural Outlook Forum. They say to anticipate price drops in all crops later this year. 

The latest from Dan on AgManager


00:12:15  — United States’ Precision Agricutlure Adoption: K-State precision agriculture economist, Terry Griffin, joins us for a conversation on the rate at which technology in the world of precision agriculture is being adopted by producers. Terry highlights the more widely used tools and describes the benefits and costs with implementing these types of technologies.

Precision Agriculture Report on AgManager


00:23:08  — Storms Are Brewing for Kansas: We end with this week’s agricultural weather report from K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond. Chip explains the 53 degree swing we experienced overnight in parts of the state on Wednesday of this past week, and the importance of having severe weather plans in place for a few systems we are anticipating in the week ahead.


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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.


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 in Manhattan.


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