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Apr 15, 2020

• Pre-emergent weed control for new corn stands

• An agricultural law update

• Agricultural news headlines

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

00:01:30 – Weed Control in Corn:  K-State weed management specialist Sarah Lancaster talks about pre-emergent weed control for new corn stands: why she believes that pre-emergence treatments are an important complement to post-emergent control, and why combining products is essential, not only for good weed suppression, but for combating herbicide resistance.

00:12:54 – Agricultural Law Update:  Agricultural law professor Roger McEowen of the Washburn University School of Law has fresh information on the new Paycheck Protection Loan Program created in the wake of COVID-19, and conducted by the Small Business Administration...he looks at what's known to the moment about farmer eligibility for these relief loans.

00:24:16 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:17 – "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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