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Nov 13, 2019

  • Groundwater Pollution Case at the Supreme Court
  • 2020 Crop Production Budgets
  • Ag News
  • Stop, Look and Listen rural commentary

00:01:29 – Groundwater Pollution Case at the Supreme Court: Roger McEowen, agricultural law and taxation professor at Washburn University, reports on a case being considered by the U.S. Supreme Court which will have major repercussions for virtually all agricultural interests. The nation’s highest court is deciding whether non-point source pollution via groundwater constitutes a violation of the Clean Water Act.

00:12:53 – Crop Production Budgets: Ag Economics Professor Greg Ibendahl discusses the update of K-State’s crop production budgets for producers to use in planning for the 2020 cropping year.

00:24:18 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines 

00:32:11 – Stop, Look and Listen:  K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents his weekly commentary on rural Kansas

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