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Oct 27, 2021

  • Insect Activity in Winter Wheat, Alfalfa
  • Agricultural Law: Agreement Easements
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – Insect Activity in Winter Wheat, Alfalfa: K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth discusses current insect activity in the newly-emerged winter wheat crop, which he says does not include those armyworms which have caused so much havoc this past summer and early fall...and he advises alfalfa growers about pea aphid and potato leafhopper control at the final cutting of the alfalfa growing season


00:12:00 – Agricultural Law: Easement Agreements: Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about easement agreements between landowners and various industries and agencies, and how the proceeds from those easement pacts are treated as landowner income for tax purposes...he says that determination tends to vary from situation to situation


00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas


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