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Oct 14, 2020

• An agricultural law update

• A preview of this year’s K-State Swine Day

• Agricultural news

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

00:01:30 – Agricultural Law Update:  Professor of agricultural law and taxation Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law comments on another recent court decision involving a family dispute over a farm estate...this time, the handling of a trust's assets by the designated trustee was brought into question, and the ruling demonstrated that a trustee must practice fiduciary care in administering a trust which involves others.

00:12:54 – K-State Swine Day 2020:  K-State swine specialist Mike Tokach has the rundown on K-State's 2020 Swine Day...a highly popular informational event for producers that will be held virtually this year on the mornings of November 18th and 19th.

00:24:12 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:29 – "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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