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September 04, 2013
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Agriculture Today Radio Program Wednesday, September 4

Agricultural law specialist Roger McEowen reports on several new
court rulings of interest to agricultural producers, including
decisions on a case over a farmer taking township road maintenance
into his own hands, and on one which tested the extent of a state's
right-to-farm law

A guest speaker at K-State last week, University of California-Davis
agricultural economist Julian Alston, discusses the two topics he
addressed during his visit:  the impact of agricultural policy on the
obesity problem in the U.S., which his research indicates is being
fully misconstrued; and what he sees as a glaring need for more
public investment in agricultural research

And K-State's Gus van der Hoeven presents "Stop, Look and Listen",
his weekly commentary on rural Kansas

Agriculture Today is broadcast each weekday morning at 10:00 on KFRM
Radio, Clay Center (550 AM) and KLOE Radio, Goodland (730 AM), which
collectively reach 75 counties in Kansas, parts of southern Nebraska, eastern
Colorado and northern Oklahoma...the broadcast can also be heard over the
K-State Radio Network website. Also see the Agriculture Today archives.


K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.

Story by: Eric Atkinson
K-State Research & Extension News