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Apr 3, 2019

On today’s episode: herbicide options for spring weed control in winter wheat; three recent court decisions on issues relevant to agricultural producers; the latest agricultural news; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

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.

00:01:30 – Spring Weed Control in Winter Wheat:  K-State weed management specialist Dallas Peterson goes over the herbicide options for spring weed control in winter wheat...he emphasizes putting those applications down as soon as field conditions allow, noting the growth stage restrictions on the various herbicide products.

00:12:59 – Agricultural Law Update:  From the Washburn University School of Law, professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen reports on three recent court decisions on issues relevant to agricultural producers...including one on a family farm trust that performed as intended despite major disputes among the heirs, and another on a state agency's latitude in enforcing groundwater use regulations.

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

00:32:59 – "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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