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May 26, 2021

• Determining agricultural property valuation for property tax purposes

• An agricultural law update

• The latest agricultural news

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

00:01:30 – Agricultural Property Valuation:  K-State agricultural economist Allen Featherstone discusses the process of determining agricultural property valuation for property tax purposes in Kansas, and how landowner net income is factored into that calculation...he presented a webinar on the topic last week, and offers his expectation for agricultural property values coming out of 2021.

00:12:52 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about how environmental-based circumstances can impact agricultural property valuation, such as contamination or wetlands designations...he advises all parties involved in a land transaction to be aware of those effects.

00:24:11 – 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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