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Apr 27, 2022

  • Identifying Proper Plant Density for Soybean Planting
  • Agricultural Law: Protection Against Warrantless Searches
  • Stop, Look and Listen
 

00:01:00 – Identifying Proper Plant Density for Soybean Planting: K-State agronomists Ignacio Ciampitti and Adrian Correndo talk about soybean seeding rates, drawing from K-State research targeting rates to individual field yield potential, as well as yield environments within fields...they discuss identifying the proper plant density to strive for when planting

 

00:12:00 – Agricultural Law: Protection Against Warrantless Searches: Agricultural law and tax professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about how far the law goes in protecting farmers and ranchers from warrantless searches, and how the "open fields" doctrine applies...he addresses this in the wake of a new law just passed in Kansas related to this issue

 

00:23:00 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van Der Hoeven provides his 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.

 

K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.