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Oct 16, 2019

• Insect issues in emerging winter wheat

• An agricultural law update

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – Insects in Emerging Winter Wheat:  K-State crop entomologist Jeff Whitworth returns with an update on insect issues in emerging winter wheat, and how a producer can determine whether they're enough of a threat to merit treatment:  he'll have the latest scouting report on armyworms, army cutworms, aphids, wheat curl mites and winter grain mites.

00:13:01 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law talks about a new ruling out of the U.S. Supreme Court that favors agricultural producers and other has to do with regulatory "takings" provisions and the extent to which a landowner can appeal an adverse takings ruling at the state level up to the federal court level.

00:24:32 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:03 – "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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