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Feb 8, 2024

  • Top 3 Agricultural Law and Taxation Developments in 2023
  • Managing High pH Soils
  • What Soil Temperature is Best for Planting


00:01:05 – Top 3 Agricultural Law and Taxation Developments in 2023: Starting today’s show is Roger McEowen, K-State and Washburn law professor, with his top three agricultural law and taxation developments in 2023.

Roger on AgManager


00:12:05 – Managing High pH Soils: K-State’s Dorivar Ruiz Diaz and Augustine Obour continue the show by discussing managing soils with high pH levels for soybeans and sorghum.

Soybeans Research

Sorghum Research

Fertilizer Research Reports


00:23:05 – What Soil Temperature is Best for Planting: Finishing the show is K-State Research and Extension horticulture agent for Riley County, Gregg Eyestone, as he explains why soil temperature and not the calendar is the biggest factor for determining the right time to plant early-season vegetables.


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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.


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