1386 – Grain Market Report: The Effect of Weather Patterns … Community Supported Agriculture Programs

  •         Grain Market Report: The Effect of Weather Patterns
  •         Community Supported Agriculture Programs
  •         Kansas Agricultural Weather: Spring Isn’t Here Yet


00:01:00 – Grain Market Report: The Effect of Weather Patterns: K-State grain economist, Dan O’Brien,   discusses the difference between La Niña and El Niño weather patterns and their expected impacts on global production. He also covers the unique future market conditions that we are currently experiencing.  00:12:00 – Community Supported Agriculture Programs: Extension food safety specialist for both K-State and the University of Missouri, Londa Nwadike, talks about community supported agriculture programs, commonly referred to as CSAs. She says CSAs have evolved over time but to this day mainly allow for producers to cover up-front costs thanks to the support of their consumers.


00:23:00 – Kansas Agricultural Weather: K-State meteorologist, Chip Redmond, highlights the beautiful weather experienced by most of the state this past weekend and the system impacts we can potentially expect in the week 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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