May 15, 2019
Considering the probable market impact of another round of "trade aid" for farmers; an agricultural law update; the day's agricultural news headlines; Gus van der Hoeven’s “Stop, Look and Listen…”
00:01:30 – “Trade Aid” for Farmers: K-State agricultural economist Joe Janzen discusses the probable market impact of another round of "trade aid" for farmers, based on past experiences...he looks at the direct payment approach which was taken last year with the Market Facilitation Program, as well as many years of surplus grain purchases by the government for humanitarian purposes.
00:12:58 – Agricultural Law Update: Washburn University agricultural law professor Roger McEowen talks about the level of protection "right-to-farm" laws provide to agricultural producers against nuisance claims, revolving around what's called the "coming to the nuisance defense"...and he cites a very recent court decision in this area that seems to go against the grain.
00:24:28 – Ag News: Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.
00:32:56 – "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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