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May 11, 2022

  • Will Current Economic Conditions Impact Demand for Non-Traditional Farm Loans
  • Two Agricultural Law Cases Relevant to Kansas Producers
  • Stop, Look and Listen


00:01:00 – Will Current Economic Conditions Impact Demand for Non-Traditional Farm Loans: The second in a three-part series on the growth of non-traditional agricultural financing, based on a series of studies recently conducted by a team of agricultural economists from several leading land-grant universities:  today, K-State risk management specialist Jenny Ifft is joined by agricultural economists Brady Brewer of Purdue and Brian Briggeman of K-State for a look at the likely impact of current economic inflation and rising interest rates on the supply and demand for non-traditional farm loans


00:12:00 – Two Agricultural Law Cases Relevant to Kansas Producers: Agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law discusses an assortment of recent court decisions relevant to agricultural producers, including one in Kansas court on a challenge to a confined hog operation permit, and another on the Kansas statute aimed at prohibiting pictures or video from being taken in agricultural facilities under false pretenses


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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