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Dec 21, 2022

  • Charitable Trusts for Retirement Planning
  • Holiday Reflections and Commentary
  • BCI’s Ask the Experts: Managing Mineral Supplementation


00:01:00 – Charitable Trusts for Retirement Planning: K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen. He discusses utilizing charitable remainder trusts as a part of retirement planning for producers and an example case on what not to do.


00:12:00 – Holiday Reflections and Commentary: A very familiar voice to long-time Agriculture Today listeners, Gus van Der Hoeven, host of Stop, Look and Listen, provides his one-of-a-kind commentary on life in rural Kansas with a festive segment reflecting on the holiday season this year.


00:23:00 – Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts: K-State experts Brad White, Bob Larson, and Phillip Lancaster answer a listener’s question on how to manage their mineral supplementation plan to set themselves up for success with breeding.



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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.


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