Dec 9, 2020
• 2021 crop production budgets have been released
• An agricultural law update
• Agricultural news
• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – 2021 Crop Production Budgets: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl discusses the series of 2021 crop production budgets he has just developed for Kansas producers, for evaluating the likely returns from those crops next year...he goes over what these budget models cover and how growers can best use them.
00:12:53 – Agricultural Law Update: Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about a part of the federal tax code of importance to agricultural producers: the "preferential payment rule" within the bankruptcy code, and how producers selling commodities to a buyer who then declares bankruptcy can get caught up in this...he talks about how scores of dairy farmers are currently being affected by this.
00:24:04 – Ag News: A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:11 – "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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