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Mar 5, 2018

Work is currently underway in Washington on the 2018 Farm Bill…a measure that touches just about everyone in this country, one way or another. That means the next farm bill, just like the last one, will have an impact that reaches far beyond the farm. On this edition of Perspective, a look at the implications for farmers and non-farmers alike.

Guest: Art Barnaby, professor of Agricultural Economics and Mykel Taylor, associate professor in Agricultural Economics, both at Kansas State University.

Perspective is a weekly public affairs program hosted by Richard Baker, communications professor at Kansas State University. Perspective has been continuously produced for radio stations across the nation by K-State for well over six decades.

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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.