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Kim Anderson Talks Wheat Price Stability on This Weekend's SUNUP

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:32:50 CDT

Kim Anderson Talks Wheat Price Stability on This Weekend's SUNUP Wheat prices in Oklahoma and the southern great plains are determined more and more by the global wheat market, as US wheat market is a smaller percentage of the overall worldwide wheat production pie, especially compared to ten or fifteen years ago. Exension Grain Market Economist Dr. Kim Anderson says that with most of the world wheat harvest done for the year- wheat prices here in the state may be going mostly sideways over the next few months.

Cash wheat prices have held just above six dollars a bushel since June and the rather poor 2014 Oklahoma wheat harvest, and Anderson tells Lyndall Stout on this week's SUNUP that he sees little chance of those cash prices being pushed below that six dollar mark.

You can see their full conversation on SUNUP this weekend on OETA across the state of Oklahoma- or you can listen to Dr. Anderson's current wheat market analysis right now by clicking or tapping on the LISTEN BAR below.

Besides the wisdom of Kim Anderson, here's the rundown on the rest of this weekend's SUNUP program, hosted by Lyndall Stout and produced by the Ag Communications folks within the Division of Agriculture at Oklahoma State University:

This week on SUNUP, they focus on fall calving and discuss the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network with Gant Mourer.

-Next, we travel to the National Weather Service in Norman for the first Oklahoma Ag Weather Symposium. Interviews include Al Sutherland, Brett Carver, Mike Schulte and David Gammill, a Cotton County producer.

-In the Mesonet report, Al Sutherland compares this summer's temperatures to 2011, and looks at the dry conditions and soil temperatures leading into fall planting.

-As implementation begins for farm bill commodity programs, Jody Campiche offers tips on acreage history reports and updating base acreage.

-We visit the USDA research station near El Reno, the headquarters for a $10 million integrated research and Extension project for the southern plains region. This week, our focus is on cattle operations with Dave Lalman, Jean Steiner and Ken Turner.

-In Cow-Calf Corner, Glenn Selk has tips on preventing calf scours.

-Finally, we travel to Dewey County to learn about the rehabilitation of aging small watershed dams in Oklahoma. Interviews include Garey Fox, Robert Toole and Jimmy Emmons.

SUNUP is seen Saturdays at 7:30 a.m. & Sundays at 6 a.m. on OETA-TV- Click here for the SUNUP Youtube page.



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