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Apr 14, 2021

• The condition of winter wheat across Kansas

• An agricultural law update

• The latest agricultural news

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

00:01:30 – Winter Wheat Update:  A look at the condition of winter wheat across Kansas with K-State wheat production crop specialist Romulo Lollato. He says early planted winter wheat has been helped by cooler conditions and some timely rainfall. However, growers are seeing some yellowing. He explains why that might be happening.

00:12:52 – Agricultural Law Update:  Professor of agricultural law and taxation at the Washburn University School of Law, Roger McEowen, discusses farmland leases – something he recently covered on his blog.

00:24:14 – Ag News:  A look at the day's agricultural news headlines.

00:32:23 – "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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