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IGP Institute Holds Special Grain Market Outlook Forum at KSU Commodity Tailgate, Sponsored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission

IGP Institute Holds Special Grain Market Outlook Forum at KSU Commodity Tailgate, Sponsored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission

  • U.S. Economy and Grain Market Impacts
  • International Grain Trade Issues
  • Domestic Grain Supply and Demand Factors

A recording of a special Grain Market Outlook Forum that was held as part of the Commodity Tailgate event at Kansas State University on Saturday, October 16th, at the International Grains Program Center on the campus.  It featured:

K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone on the macroeconomic forces at work currently and their impact on the grain markets;

The senior economist with the IGP Institute at K-State, Guy Allen, commenting on the current dynamics of international grain trade and some of the issues at hand, including extremely high overseas shipping rates;

K-State grain market economist Dan O’Brien, discussing domestic grain supply and demand factors presently influencing grain prices afforded to producers.

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