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Jan 9, 2019

On today’s episode: a look back at the top 10 agricultural law developments and decisions from 2018; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

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 Eric Atkinson and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.

00:01:30 – 2018 Agricultural Law Review:  An extended visit with Washburn University professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen, as he goes over his top 10 agricultural law developments of 2018, many of which are carrying over into this new year:  among the issues he'll discuss are multiple court actions revolving around the Waters of the United States rule and the Clean Water Act.

00:12:59 – 2018 Agricultural Law Review (Part 2):  Continued discussion with Roger McEowen and his Top 10 agricultural law developments of 2018. In this segment he highlights a court decision on habitat preservation for endangered wildlife species, and litigation concerning air emission reporting for livestock operations.

00:24:30 – 2018 Agricultural Law Review (Part 3):  Eric concludes his discussion with Roger McEowen and his Top 10 agricultural law developments of 2018. Among the top 3 developments: the creation of the section 199A tax deduction for agricultural producers.

00:33:00 – "Stop, Look and Listen":  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen", his weekly commentary on rural Kansas.


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