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Apr 1, 2020

• Local and state Extension operations adapt to continue serving Kansas

• An agricultural law update

• Agricultural news headlines

• Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”

00:01:30 – Adapting to Serve:  The director of Extension at K-State, Gregg Hadley, talks about the adjustments that local and state Extension operations have made as a result of the COVID-19 situation, to maintain the flow of information out to agricultural producers and other Extension stakeholders...he mentions a few of the innovative means of providing Extension services that have evolved from this.

00:12:56 – Agricultural Law Update:  Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about maintaining good farm and ranch estate and business planning, even as the tax reform act of a couple of years back greatly expanded the exemptions to estate taxation...he says this is not a signal that producers should ignore estate management and planning from here on.

00:24:21 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:24 – "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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