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Mar 3, 2021

• A new online resource for cow-calf producers

• An agricultural law update

• The latest agricultural news

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

00:01:30 – New Website for Cow-Calf Producers:  K-State beef reproduction physiologist Sandy Johnson talks about a new on-line resource for cow-calf producers which covers the gamut on cattle A-I management, that site the just-updated Estrous Synchronization Planner can be found...she'll be talking about this cattle repro information at K-State's virtual Cattlemen's Day this Friday.

00:12:56 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law and taxation professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law goes over the producer liabilities associated with prescribed pasture burning in general , state law gives producers good protection against liability claims from adjacent landowners, as long as basic practices are followed.

00:24:18 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:37 – "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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