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Nov 24, 2021

  • Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans
  • Actions to Take Before Buying Farmland
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans: K-State plant pathologist Chris Little talks about the university's latest research into means of controlling sudden death syndrome in soybeans...he talks about advances in variety resistance to SDS, as well as other management approaches that he and his colleagues are exploring, including how phosphorus applications and cover crops might impede the disease 


00:12:00 – Actions to Take Before Buying Farmland: Agriculture law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law goes over several things that prospective​ buyers of farmland should look into before making the purchase, to assure there are no liabilities or undisclosed legal commitments attached to that property...he goes over some examples 


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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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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