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Jul 21, 2021

  • “Right-to-Repair” Initiative
  • Agricultural Law Update
  • Agricultural News
  • Stop, Look and Listen



00:01:00 – “Right-to-Repair” Initiative: K-State precision agriculture economist Terry Griffin discusses the ongoing issue of high-tech farm machinery repair, and farmer access to on-board machinery diagnostic information...this has been wrapped into a new administrative "right-to-repair" initiative, which he says has several perspectives to consider


00:11:59 – Agricultural Law Update: From the Washburn University School of Law, agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen tackles two topics:  the liabilities when a rural mailbox is damaged by passing farm equipment, and the farm tax status of hoop buildings, whether they qualify for certain exemptions

00:22:59 – Agricultural News: Eric Atkinson covers the day’s agricultural news headlines

00:30:51 – 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.