By Jennifer M. Latzke
I was an atypical agricultural communications student if there ever was one.
Sure, I’d “grown up on a farm” and I’d “been a 4-Her”—two phrases, by the way, that lend credibility to anyone. But as far as agricul [Read More]
By Ken Root
The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack sent a terse message to the beef industry last week: “I do not shy away from tough decisions!” (In other words: “Don’t make me come in there!”) This is humorous and [Read More]
By Trent Loos
The All American Beef Battalion (AABB) mastered yet another huge treat for our nation’s heroes. This time heroes were on display for all to see as the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball team made its way [Read More]
By Greg Wolfe
My family and I just returned from a quick trip to West Texas and enjoyed looking at their cotton crop. But that isn’t what prompted this column. Instead, I’ve been thinking about the old expression “high cotton.” This is a saying that is symb [Read More]
By Holly Martin
“These clothes are stanky,” my youngest son said as he gathered up his pig showing clothes after a weekend at the state fair.
“But it is a good stanky.”
Oh, yes it is, Lincoln. Yes it is.
It’s the smell of hard[Read More]
By Jennifer Carrico
The American Angus Association has named Dan Moser as the new president of Angus Genetics Inc. and the Association director of performance programs.
Moser has more than 15 years of experienc[Read More]
By Doug Rich
Hereford breeders gathered in Springfield, Missouri, Sept. 4 and 5, to discuss the future of their breed and its place in the evolving beef industry. Craig Huffhines, American Here[Read More]
By Larry Dreiling
It was a political theater double feature at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson Sept. 6 as two Republican incumbents squared off against unexpectedly competitive opponents.
First up, Gov[Read More]
By Jerry Nine
(Sept. 10)—Our cattle market took a little dip about a month ago. It was hard to know whether it was a correction as we had gone up for a very long period or simply profit taking on the futures with people gettin[Read More]
By Seymour Klierly
The Sunflower State is usually in the national spotlight for K-State football and KU basketball. Kansas political races are largely predictable and rarely an issue past the state’s primary electio[Read More]
By Ray Ridlen
September gives us many nice days to work in the garden. Crops started in August may need cultivation. It may be time to harvest and store onions. If you have a fall garden started, you may be thinking how you[Read More]