Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 02/22/2017

(Kansas House Majority Leader Don Hineman (R-Dighton), right and Rep. Larry Hibbard (R-Toronto) left)

 

Kansas State Representatives Don Hineman, who serves as House Majority Leader and Larry Hibbard joined us on Wednesday’s Ag Issues program.  They commented on several issues including the Governor’s veto of HB 2178 and what will the House do in regards to a potential override of the Governor’s veto.  They also commented on several bills including an expanded weight limit on trucks on state highways, Medicaid expansion and due process being reinstated to K-12 public school teachers.

 

Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 02/16/2017

 

Todd Neeley, DTN staff reporter, joined us on Thursday’s Ag Issues program.  Neeley updated the latest in an ongoing lawsuit on the Renewable Fuel Standard, litigation on biodiesel volumes for 2017-18, the Trump Administration’s Executive order scaling back regulations and the latest on the case Syngenta and the release of Viptera corn.  Neeley also updated the latest on the expected confirmation vote of nominee Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency. The full Senate vote is expected to occur sometime today or possibly tomorrow.

 

580 WIBW/KAN Bonus Podcast: Dr. Art Douglas 2017 Weather Outlook

Art Douglas Cattle Fax

 

During the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, one of the well attended events is the Cattle Fax Outlook Seminar. Dr. Art Douglas has been giving the weather presentation during the seminar since 1977.  Greg Akagi had the opportunity to catch up with Douglas and talk more about his forecast for what the weather will be like in 2017.

 

Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 01/31/2017

Roger Marshall

 

Kansas 1st District Congressman Dr. Roger Marshall joined us on Tuesday’s Ag Issues program. Congressman Marshall talked about his first few weeks in Congress and being a part of 28 new Republican’s in Congress. He also discussed some of the early discussions within the House Agriculture Committee.  Congressman Marshall also commented on President Trump’s Executive Orders concerning the rolling back of regulations, immigration, and the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.