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Oct 23, 2019

• It’s a great time to inspect field machinery for repair needs

• The latest Cattle Chat podcast

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – Machinery Repair Time?  K-State agricultural engineer Ed Brokesh talks about inspecting field machinery for repair needs, and making those repairs, before storing it away for the winter...he also talks about winterizing fuel systems, and making safety improvements to fuel storage tanks.

00:13:00 – Beef Cattle Institute Podcast:  The staff attorney of Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services at K-State, Forrest Buhler, talks about the principles of farm succession planning and how that differs from estate was a featured topic on the latest Cattle Chat podcast from the Beef Cattle Institute at K-State, with veterinarians Brad White and Bob Larson and livestock economist Dustin Pendell in on the discussion.

00:24:30 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:33:00 – "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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