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Sep 15, 2021

  • The Quality of a Carbon Credit
  • What Constitutes a Farm Partnership
  • Agricultural News Headlines
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – The Quality of a Carbon Credit: K-State agricultural economist Nathan Hendricks and graduate researcher Micah Cameron Harp discuss their new analysis carbon credit markets, and the economic opportunities at hand for agricultural producers...they look specifically at what determines the "quality" of a carbon credit, and how a value is attached to that credit...​this information was shared at the recent K-State Risk and Profit Conference


00:12:00 – What Constitutes a Farm Partnership: Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law takes a close look at what legally constitutes a farm partnership:  the standards that must be met, as determined by court rulings, ​for a business arrangement to qualify as a partnership...and why formally declaring that there is no partnership is often wise


00:23:00 – Agricultural News Headlines: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines


00:31:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van der Hoeven provides his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas


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