Nov 21, 2019
• The "flex lease" approach to renting crop ground
• Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services has expanded their offerings
• Agricultural news, and the Kansas soybean update
• Selecting and caring for poinsettia plants during the holiday season…
00:01:30 – Flex Lease for Crop Producers: K-State agricultural economist Mykel Taylor talks about the "flex lease" approach to renting crop ground, which is drawing more attention from producers...she explains how a flex lease works, saying that it offers an alternate way of distributing crop production risk between tenant and landlord.
00:12:43 – Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services: The staff attorney with Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services at K-State, Forrest Buhler, talks about the expanded range of service that program can now provide to producers who are contending with financial challenges...he offers input on what producers in that situation should think about as lending notes come due after harvest.
00:24:07 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines, including this week’s Kansas soybean update.
00:32:23 – Holiday Poinsettias: Riley County Extension horticulture agent Gregg Eyestone talks about selecting and caring for poinsettia plants during the holiday season.
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