1304 – The Crop Progress Report Confirms Dry Conditions … Kansas Mesonet Has Tools That Can Help Producers

  • The Crop Progress Report Confirms Dry Conditions
  • Kansas Mesonet Has Tools That Can Help Producers
  • Kansas Agricultural Weather


00:01:00 – The Crop Progress Report Confirms Dry Conditions: K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien says numbers from the latest Crop Progress Report attest to how dry conditions really have been this year. In addition, he says soybean export numbers are showing strength, and that on-going drought conditions in Argentina may lead to greater demand for U.S. wheat.  


00:12:00 – Kansas Mesonet Has Tools That Can Help Producers: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, talks through some of the timely tools available to producers through the Kansas Mesonet website. Those include the Mesonet’s freeze monitor, soil temperature, and wind gust tools.


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, also provides this week’s agricultural weather update. He shares insight on wildfires that occurred in areas of the state, precipitation in southeastern Kansas, and what we can expect in the week or so 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.


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