Dec 12, 2018
On today’s episode: sudden death syndrome in soybean production; the implications of a recent Kansas court ruling on trains blocking a rural Kansas railroad crossing; the latest agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
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.
00:01:30 – Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans: K-State plant pathologist Chris Little talks about sudden death syndrome in soybean production, and what he and other researchers have found out about contending with it.
00:13:00 – Railroad Crossing Court Case: Washburn University professor of agricultural law Roger McEowen talks about a recent Kansas court ruling on how long trains can reasonably block a rural Kansas railroad crossing… and what can happen when state and local laws are at odds with federal statutes.
00:24:31 – 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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