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May 1, 2019

On today’s episode: Research results from a beneficial new approach to cow-calf grazing; discussion about legal principles involved in nuisance cases that could affect ag producers; an update from the ongoing 2019 Hard Winter Wheat Tour; rural Kansas commentary. 

00:01:29 – Cow-Calf Grazing Research: K-State beef cattle scientist John Jaeger talks about a new approach to cow-calf grazing that has proven out well in K-State trials:  using the modified intensive early stocking approach, coupled with early calf weaning ... this system has led to several favorable outcomes that would benefit cow-calf producers.

00:12:57 – Nuisance Legalities and Agriculture: Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen looks at the legal principles associated with nuisance cases that could impact agricultural producers, and he talks about legal disputes over soil conservation with constitutional overtones.

00:24:23 – 2019 Wheat Tour Update: K-State wheat production specialist Romulo Lollato files his first report from the 2019 Hard Winter Wheat Tour following the first leg of the tour yesterday through the northern half of Kansas. 

00:32:48 – 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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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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.