Laura Belin of Bleeding Heartland blog discusses the Workers' Compensation bills being considered by the Iowa House and Senate. We hear what Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix, who represents much of Story County, says about the measures.
Susan Franzen discusses the repeal of the inheritance tax with Professor Emeritus of Economics Neil Harl, who has written a book on farm estate planning, and Professor Emeritus of Rural Sociology Cornelia Flora. Former director of Practical Farmers of Iowa Theresa Opheim also discusses the issue of farmland transfer planning and presents some valuable resources.
Alex Fejfer of the Ames Historical Society previews an upcoming lecture by Douglas Biggs about a Cyclone Football Controversy involving "Pop" Warner and the teams of the mid-1890s.
- Workers' Compensation bills
- Bleeding Heartland blog
- Neil Harl's book
- Practical Farmers of Iowa
- Your Farmland and the Future
- The Future of Family Farms: Practical Farmers' Legacy Letters Project
- Cyclone Football Controversy
Originally broadcast 03/22/2017
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