K-State Agriculture Today: 1469 – Grain Market…Harvesting with Wheat Diseases

  • Grain Market Update
  • Wheat Disease at Harvest
  • Recent Rain in Kansas


00:01:05 – Grain Market Update: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien begins today’s show with an outlook on the grain market. He discusses how the weather in the eastern corn belt has impacted the market. 

Dan O’Brien on AgManager.info


00:12:05 – Wheat Disease at Harvest: Continuing the show is K-State Extension wheat pathologist, Kelsey Andersen Onofre, with disease considerations during wheat harvest. She covers Fusarium head blight, common bunt, black point, sooty molds and loose smut.  

Agronomy eUpdate Article



00:23:07 – Recent Rain in Kansas: Chip Redmond, K-State meteorologist, ends today’s show with a weather update. He says part of Kansas received rain this past week and with that rain there was wind, lightning and hail.



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