1419 – QTIP Succession Planning…Fly Control Methods

  • QTIP Trusts Help with Succession Planning
  • Summer 4-H STEM Program and 2023 Spring Crops Field Day
  • BCI Experts Debate Fly Control Methods


00:01:08 – QTIP Trusts Help with Succession Planning: K-State and Washburn University School of Law professor, Roger McEowen, begins today’s show with an agricultural law update. Today he discusses Qualified Terminable Interest Property (QTIP) Trusts. He explains how these trusts can be utilized in cases where individuals have children from a previous marriage.

Link to Roger’s article on AgManager

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Link to Roger’s blog post


A group of undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture here at K-State are collecting listener data from Agricutlure Today for a class project. If you have the time and are willing please feel free to take the survey at the link below. 

Link to undergraduate survey on Agriculture Today 


00:12:10 – Summer 4-H STEM Program and 2023 Spring Crops Field Day: We continue today’s show with the program coordinator for Kansas 4-H, Amy Collins. Today Amy highlights a multi-week summer 4-H program with the aim of keeping children engaged in the STEM classroom.

We also hear from K-State southeastern area agronomist Bruno Pedreira. He shares information on the upcoming 2023 Spring Crops Field day which is taking place on Tuesday May 23 at the Southeast Research and Extension Center. 


00:23:04 – BCI Experts Debate Fly Control Methods: Today’s show ends with this week’s Beef Cattle Institute’s Ask the Experts. This week K-State experts Brad White, Brian Lubbers, and Bob Larson answer a listener’s question on the best options for fly control. 

BCI Cattle Chat Podcast

Bovine Science with BCI 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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