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Jun 12, 2019

The latest podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State; an agricultural law update; a preview of and upcoming weed management field day; the day's agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  K-State veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larsen, cow-calf specialist Bob Weaber and agricultural economist Dustin Pendell from the Beef Cattle Institute cover several topics on the latest Cattle Chat podcast, including bringing new cattle into the herd.

00:13:00 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of Washburn University discusses a recent blog regarding the ability of foreign persons or entities to own agricultural land in the U.S.

Also, Vipan Kumar, a weed scientist at the K-State Research and Extension Research Center in Hays, reminds producers of an upcoming weed management field day at the Center.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:00 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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