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Feb 23, 2022

  • Kansas Farmland Values Report
  • New FSA Leader
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:05—Kansas Farmland Values Report--K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that the new Kansas Land Values Book from K-State is now out:  based on actual land sales data, this annual report is a thorough portrayal of Kansas farm and ranch land value trends at the county, region and state levels...she goes over the land sales volumes and average prices paid for agricultural ground in 2021



00:12:10—New FSA Leader--The newly-named state director of the Farm Service Agency in Kansas, Dennis McKinney, talks about the priorities he'll be pursuing in implementing USDA programs as he takes the reins of the FSA in this state...he emphasizes the various kinds of USDA disaster relief that he plans to highlight



00:23:06—Stop, Look and Listen--K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", 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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