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Jul 3, 2024

  • SCOTUS Opinions Impacting Agriculture
  • Making Agriculture Safe for Children
  • Cattle Grazing Feedstuffs This Summer


00:01:05 – SCOTUS Opinions Impacting Agriculture: K-State and Washburn law professor, Roger McEowen, kicks off the show with points from cases that may impact farmers and ranchers and what they should consider doing.

From Transition Documents to Inflation to Recent SCOTUS Opinions on Agency Deference and Water Compacts

Of Fences; Agritourism; Liquidity; Solar Panels & Blight; and Trees and Motorists


00:12:05 – Making Agriculture Safe for Children: Tawnie Larson, project consultant for the Kansas Agriculture Safety and Health program, continues the show as she talks about farm safety and how people can help keep kids’ safe.


00:23:05 – Cattle Grazing Feedstuffs This Summer: The show concludes with K-State’s Brad White, Phillip Lancaster and Bob Larson with another segment from the Beef Cattle Institute’s Cattle Chat podcast about the different feedstuffs producers can graze during the summer.  

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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