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Dec 17, 2020

  • New Cropland Lease Tool
  • Women Managing the Farm Conference Preview
  • Ag News
  • Planting a Live Christmas Tree

00:01:30 – New Cropland Lease Tool: K-State farm management economist Gregg Ibendahl tells of a brand-new online tool now available to farmers and landlords for comparing various cropland leasing options. It's called the Lease Simulation Tool, which he says greatly simplifies the process while capturing all the variables that go into a good lease agreement decision.

00:12:50 – Women Managing the Farm Conference Preview: One of the co-chairs of the 2021 Women Managing the Farm Conference, K-State's Janel Koons, previews this virtual event coming up in early February. She talks about the theme of this conference and some of the featured speakers, as well as how the event will be facilitated.

00:24:06 – Ag News:  Eric Atkinson covers the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:25 – Planting a Live Christmas Tree: On this week's horticulture segment, Riley County Extension horticulture agent Gregg Eyestone talks about planting a live Christmas tree once the holidays are over.

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