1342 – Grain Market Volatility to Come…Local Meat Marketing Opportunity

  • January 12th Reports to Bring Grain Market Volatility
  • Learning to Market Meat Products Locally
  • Warmer Temperatures in the Week Ahead



00:01:07  — January 12th Reports to Bring Grain Market Volatility:  K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien, joins us for a grain market update where he shares that reports dropping on the 12th of the month could lead to lots of potential volatility in the markets and that La Niña weather patterns continue to be of concern not only in the U.S., but globally.

The latest from Dan on AgManager


00:12:10  — Learning to Market Meat Products Locally: There are upcoming workshops focusing on helping small scale meat, poultry, and egg producers alike in Kansas. Cherokee County Ag Agent, Dale Helwig, joins us at Agriculture Today to preview the events where attendee will learn key marketing strategies and best practices from experts in the local meat marketing sector in three locations across the state in February.

More information on Kansas Local Meat Marketing Workshops and registration

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00:23:11 — Warmer Temperatures in the Week Ahead: We end with an agricultural weather update from K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond. He discusses the snow received in parts of the state over Christmas and the warmer temperatures we can expect in the week or so ahead.



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