K-State Agriculture Today: 1340 – EPA “Final” WOTUS Definition…Unique Kansas Lease Laws

  • EPA Defines WOTUS Before SCOTUS Decision
  • Understanding Kansas Lease Laws
  • The Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts



00:01:16  — EPA Defines WOTUS Before SCOTUS Decision:  We begin with K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen. He joins us to share his take on the EPA recently releasing a “final ruling” on what they define as a water of the United States (WOTUS) and what this means for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) and their own ruling in an upcoming relevant case.

Link to Roger’s latest blog posts


00:12:08 — Understanding Kansas Lease Laws: Kansas lease laws are quite unique when it comes to the rules put in place to protect both landowners and leasers alike. To break down everything listeners should know about the sometimes confusing topic, K-State agricultural economist Robin Reid and LaVell Winsor from the Farm Analyst program join us while also previewing their upcoming 4-part workshop for landowners in January and February.


00:23:05 — The Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask The Experts: We end with K-State experts Brad White, Bob Larson, and Phillip Lancaster for this week’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. This week they answer a listener question on whether or not unrolling hay is the best method when feeding cattle. They discuss the method’s benefits and downfalls.

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

To have your beef cattle questions answered by the BCI Ask the Experts team – send them an email at bci@ksu.edu


Send comments, questions, or requests for copies of past programs to ksrenews@ksu.edu.

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 Samantha Bennett and distributed to radio stations throughout Kansas and as a daily podcast.


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 in Manhattan.

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