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Jun 19, 2024

  • What's Come Across Roger's Ag Law Desk?
  • How Much Water Cattle Need
  • Getting Cattle Ready for Fairs


00:01:05 – What's Come Across Roger's Ag Law Desk?: Roger McEowen, K-State and Washburn law professor, begins today’s show by discussing topics that have recently come across his desk. He talks about new H-2A rules, right of first refusal and aerial crop dusting liability.

From the Desk...and Email...and Phone... (Ag Law Style)

Roger on


00:12:05 – How Much Water Cattle Need: K-State beef cattle specialist, Justin Waggoner, continues the show with reminders on the importance of water for cattle during the summer..

Water: Questions and Answers


00:23:05 – Getting Cattle Ready for Fairs: The show comes to an end with K-State’s Brad White, Brian Lubbers, Phillip Lancaster, Bob Larson and Lilli Heinen with another segment from the Beef Cattle Institute’s Cattle Chat podcast. The group provides recommendations for 4-H calf feeding, handling and record keeping.

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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