K-State Agriculture Today: 1416 – Corn and Soybean Planting Influencing Grain Markets…Cautious Optimism for Widespread Precipitation Next Week

  • Grain Market Influences to Shift
  • Considerations for 2023 Soybean Planting
  • Potential for Rain on the Radar


00:01:10 – Grain Market Influences to Shift: We begin this Friday’s show with our grain market update for the week from K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien. Today Dan shares that local planting will most likely begin to take precedent in influencing our U.S. markets as producers in our area begin to plant both corn and soybeans.

The latest from Dan O’Brien on AgManager


00:12:10 – Considerations for 2023 Soybean Planting: The show continues with K-State farm systems specialist Ignacio Ciampitti. Today Ignacio shares insight on the various considerations to keep in mind when planting soybeans this year in Kansas.

More information on soybean planting and maturity group selection from Ignacio from the KSU Agronomy eUpdate


00:23:07 – Potential for Rain on the Radar: We end this week’s programming with a cautiously optimistic agricultural weather report from K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond. Chip shares insight on the precipitation and storm conditions that impacted parts of the state this past week, but also hints at the potential for more widespread precipitation in the week ahead.


A group of undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture here at K-State are collecting listener data from Agricutlure Today for a class project. If you have the time and are willing please feel free to take the survey at the link below. Thanks!

Link to undergraduate survey on Agriculture Today 


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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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