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Jan 22, 2020

• Agricultural law update

• A preview of the 2020 Midwest Cover Crops Conference

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law professor at Washburn University Roger McEowen discusses two recent court cases regarding beneficiaries named in wills. The first case originated in Iowa with implications for Kansas, and the second originated in Kansas – and they both demonstrate the importance of language when making a will.

00:12:53 – 2020 Midwest Cover Crops Conference:  K-State environmental quality specialist Peter Tomlinson previews the 2020 Midwest Cover Crops Conference taking place February 11th and 12th just outside Kansas City.

00:24:20 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:37 – "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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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.

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