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Jun 5, 2024

  • Shortage of Attorneys in Rural Communities
  • Tank Mixing
  • Using Cover Crops for Livestock


00:01:05 – Shortage of Attorneys in Rural Communities: Roger McEowen, K-State and Washburn law professor, starts the show by discussing the shortage of attorneys in rural and agriculture communities and how they are working to help change that.


00:12:05 – Tank Mixing: Keeping today’s show rolling is K-State weed specialist Sarah Lancaster with reminders for producers as they are doing tank mixes. 


00:23:05 – Using Cover Crops for Livestock: The show concludes with K-State’s Brad White, Dustin Pendell, Phillip Lancaster and Bob Larson with another segment from the Beef Cattle Institute’s Cattle Chat podcast. Pendell quizzes the others on a recent report from the USDA about using cover crops in livestock production.  

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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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