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Jul 7, 2021

  • Updated Estimates on ARC-County Crop Program
  • Agricultural Law Update
  • Kansas Wheat Harvest Report
  • Stop, Look and Listen



00:01:00 – Updated Estimates on ARC-County Crop Program: K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid announces that K-State's county-level estimates on ARC-county crop program payments for 2020 production have just been updated...she'll tell how to access those via an interactive map found at the web site


00:12:00 – Agricultural Law Update: Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law looks at two recent U.S. Supreme Court regarding a farm property rights situation in California, the other concerning small refinery exemptions to Renewable Fuel Standard obligations

00:22:58 – Kansas Wheat Harvest Report: Today's Kansas wheat harvest update features agricultural agent Stacy Campbell of the Cottonwood Extension District, which includes Ellis and Barton counties


00:30:58 – Stop, Look and Listen: K-State's Gus van der Hoeven provides his weekly commentary on life in rural Kansas


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


K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.