K-State Agriculture Today: 1396 – Grain Market Update: Low Prices and a lack of Volatility … The Human-Animal Bond Leads to Greater Health Outcomes

  •         Grain Market Update: Low Prices and a Lack of Volatility
  •         The Human-Animal Bond Leads to Greater Health Outcomes
  •         La Niña Finally Ends

00:01:00 – Grain Market Update: Low Prices and a lack of Volatility: Today’s show begins with a grain market update where low prices and a lack of volatility plague the majority of the markets. K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, also shares information on increasing interest rates’ potential to impact agriculture and current world supply and demand balances minus China. 

The latest from Dan on AgManager

00:12:00 – The Human-Animal Bond Leads to Greater Health Outcomes: A One Health centered program is benefiting both Kansas community members and K-State veterinary students in impactful ways. Joining us today to discuss the community outreach course offered to 4th year veterinary students is community outreach and shelter medicine fellow, Ron Orchard. He highlights how the human-animal bond allows for this program to flourish in building trust and leading to greater overall health outcomes for these community members.

 More information about the community outreach program’s impact in Topeka 

The KSU shelter medicine Instagram page


00:23:00 – La Niña Finally Ends: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond discusses 80 degree temperatures experienced by some this past week, somewhat slow to rise soil temperatures, and the end of the La Niña weather patterns experienced the last three years. 


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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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