K-State Agriculture Today: 1504 – Grain Market Changes…Moving Towards Slightly Lower Temperatures

  • Drought’s Impact on the Grain Market
  • Meeting Nutrient Requirements for Sows
  • Break in High Temperatures


00:01:05 – Drought’s Impact on the Grain Market: Dan O’Brien, K-State grain economist, begins today’s show with this week’s grain market outlook. He discusses how the drought has impacted crops across the country. 

Dan O’Brien on AgManager.info


00:12:05 – Meeting Nutrient Requirements for Sows: Continuing the show is K-State swine Extension specialist, Joel DeRouchey, with information about feeding sows to meet their nutrient requirements. Swine have different ration requirements depending on their stage of life.



00:23:05 – Break in High Temperatures: K-State meteorologist Chip Redmond finishes the show with a report on the recent hot weather. He also shares what people can expect looking into the future.

Kansas Mesonet


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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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