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Sep 13, 2023

  • Changes to WOTUS and I-9 Forms
  • Reducing Weed Spread
  • Generic Versus Brand-name


00:01:05 – Changes to WOTUS and I-9 Forms: Beginning today’s show is K-State law professor Roger McEowen with recent changes impacting agricultural law. He discusses amendments to the Waters of the United States and revisions to I-9 forms.

EPA Finalizes Amendments to WOTUS Rule

Revised Form I-9 Blog


00:12:05 – Reducing Weed Spread: K-State weed management specialist, Sarah Lancaster, continues the show by sharing a few things producers should think about for weed control this time of year.

Weed Management Practices

Self-guided Tours of Herbicide Evaluation Plots

War Against Weeds


00:23:05 – Generic Versus Brand-name: The Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts concludes today’s show. K-State’s Brad White, Bob Larson and Brian Lubbers converse about generic versus brand name pharmaceuticals.


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