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Nov 8, 2023

  • Agricultural Law and Tax Update
  • Mustard Weeds
  • Deciding to Keep or Buy Replacement Heifers


00:01:05 – Agricultural Law and Tax Update: Beginning today’s show is K-State law professor, Roger McEowen, discussing a variety of topics that could be impactful for producers. He covers buying farmland with a growing crop, what is livestock, a veterinarian’s lien and Employee Retention Credit this week.

Ag Law and Tax Topics - Miscellaneous Topics

Reporting of Beneficial Ownership Information; Employee Retention Credit...a Farm Lease


00:12:05 – Mustard Weeds: Weed specialist at K-State, Sarah Lancaster, keeps the show going with information about mustard weeds and how they can be controlled.

Control of Mustards in Wheat - Timely Treatment is Important

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00:23:05 – Deciding to Keep or Buy Replacement Heifers: K-State’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts rounds out today’s show. This week Brad White, Dustin Pendell and Phillip Lancaster talk about differences between raising and purchasing replacement heifers.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI Podcast

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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 Shelby Varner and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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