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Mar 15, 2023

  •      Losing Farm Equity for Failure to Pay Taxes
  •      Ethanol Outlooks for 2023
  •      Locking In Calf Prices Now


00:01:15 – Losing Farm Equity for Failue to Pay Taxes: Roger McEowen joins us to start today’s show with an agricultural law update. He shares insight on cases where failure to pay taxes on property (homes, ranches, farms, etc.) end with the government selling and keeping the profits of the entire equity of their land. He lists the states with the greatest risk of these cases and the current case from Minnesota set before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Read more in Roger's article on AgManager

00:12:11 – Ethanol Outlooks for 2023: We also discuss ethanol outlooks for 2023 with K-State grain economist Dan O’Brien. Dan emphasizes the importance of a stable U.S. economy and our nation’s ability to travel this summer when it comes to supporting this vital industry in the Midwest.

More ethanol market information from Dan on AgManager


00:23:05 – Locking in Calf Prices Now: Today’s show is rounded out with this week’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. Our K-State experts this week include Brad White, Dustin Pendell, and Bob Larson and they end today’s show by answering a listener’s question on whether or not it is a good idea to lock in prices for calves now that they plan to sell in the fall. 

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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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