By Jennifer M. Latzke
Ribbons and trophies and banners and premiums—oh my.
Whenever we tell the story of youth programs, we tend to focus on who won the rosette, whose name will be engraved on the trophy, who gets to place that placard [Read More]
By Ken Root
Mid-summer and hot days bring out the fisherman in me. I consider fishing “purposeful loafing” with the remote possibility of providing food for dinner. The best part has been the process of getting ready to go. This year, as I have relocated [Read More]
By Libbi Loos
Editor’s note: Libbi Loos, Trent’s daughter, wrote this week’s Loos Tales column after a recent visit to Australia.
I hope you don’t mind, but I decided to take over Dad’s column today and tell you about my amazing adventure to Australi [Read More]
By Greg Wolf
Surely it’s OK to acknowledge that this 2014 wheat harvest is a disappointment, in spite of many fields yielding “better than expected.” Those expectations were pretty low, and certainly production is down significantly at [Read More]
By Holly Martin
Walking among the implements and new services on display at the 3i Show, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback had the chance to visit with farmers and ranchers from across the state[Read More]
By Jennifer Carrico
Calling out bids, finding the buyer and executing the sale are all important parts of being a good auctioneer. These professionals also need to know the livestock industry and b[Read More]
By Doug Rich
The message from Gina McCarthy, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during a presentation before the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City July 10 was to for[Read More]
By Jerry Nine
(July 16)—I had heard a few people predicting rain for the month of June. One of them was a local rancher who was basing his predictions off cycles and a timeframe of dry weather with cyc[Read More]
By Seymour Klierly
Already six years into his time at the White House, President Obama probably thought he had seen the majority of suits in Washington. However, after repeated rebukes by President Obama to requests to[Read More]
By Ray Ridlen
July is a busy month for gardeners. Here are some suggestions for caring for your vegetables, fruit, landscape and lawn this month.
Maintain frequent, shallow cultivation.
Keep an eye out for corn earworm, cucum[Read More]