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Nov 10, 2021

  • 2022 Kansas Crop Budgets
  • Pre-paid Farm Expenses
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:06—2022 Kansas Crop Budgets-- K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl discusses the new set of K-State crop budgets that will be available later this week for you producers to use in planning your 2022 crop production...he talks about how these budget numbers serve as a guide to the likelihood of profitability from a given crop, broken down by region of the state...he also notes how recent sharp hikes in input costs have been factored in 



00:12:08—Pre-paid Farm Expenses-- Agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about the farm tax rules applying to pre-paid expenses, and what is and isn't considered a legitimate pre-paid expense...he says it's important for producers to understand these rules as they consider end-of-year pre-paid expenditures



00:23:09—Stop, Look and Listen-- K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents his weekly commentary on life in 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.


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