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Aug 31, 2022

  • Student Loan Forgiveness and West Virginia vs EPA
  • Do You Need Margin Protection Insurance?
  • BCI Experts on Bermudagrass Treated with Nitrogen in the Spring


00:01:00 – Student Loan Forgiveness and West Virginia vs EPA: K-State and Washburn University School of Law’s ag law professor, Roger McEowen, discusses the recently announced student loan forgiveness plan outlined by the White House and why he believes this will be the first true test of the ruling by the Supreme Court on the West Virginia vs the Environmental Protection Agency case which was considered a big win for agriculture

Roger's Blog

00:12:00 – Do You Need Margin Protection Insurance?: Jenny Ifft, K-State agricultural policy Extension specialist, discusses margin protection insurance in its entirety – how it differs from other crop insurance plans, who should consider this form of insurance, and upcoming September deadlines

Links to the latest from Jenny on the AgManager website

00:23:00 – Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts:  K-State experts Brad White, Phillip Lancaster, and Bruno Pedreira tackle how to make the most of Bermudagrass that was treated with nitrogen this past spring and did not grow well due to a lack of rainfall

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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 Samantha Bennett 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.