May 4, 2022
00:01:00 – Information on the Prevent Plant Option for Row Crops: Agricultural economist Robin Reid and crop production specialist Lucas Haag of K-State discuss considerations for taking the "prevent plant" option for row crops under crop insurance coverage because of ongoing drought: they talk about the agronomic factors to be weighed, and compare the economics of exercising this option to those of going ahead and planting the crop with the prospect of high market prices ahead
00:12:00 – K-State Has a Spreadsheet for Running the Numbers on the Prevent Plant Option: Agricultural economist Robin Reid and crop production specialist Lucas Haag of K-State discuss a special K-State spreadsheet producers can use to work up the numbers for their specific crop production situation
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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