By Jennifer M. Latzke
I grew up surrounded by military veterans who had left the wheat fields of Kansas to fight on the battlefields of foreign lands. They made up the 40 percent of the American military who historically hails from [Read More]
By Ken Root
America is a grain exporting country. That is the basis for any business decision made by farmers, seed companies, grain merchants and exporters. At this point in time we are failing to heed the gr [Read More]
By Trent Loos
Honestly I fail to understand the movement that appears to be gaining steam against chemicals. In particular, I am talking about the chemicals used for modern food production. Chemicals that improve the [Read More]
I am being intentional about the title of this column and would like to conclude with why I am using the words “health care” in contrast with the more contemporary “healthcare.” I would like to touch first some considerations relating to the Affordable Care [Read More]
By Jennifer Carrico
The demand for locally grown food and source-verified food has led to a growing number of farmers markets across the United States.
Over the past 20 years, the national count of farmers markets has grown from 1,755 to 8,268.
By Jerry Nine
(Nov. 19)—It is interesting raising kids. My son is 14 years old and, of course, he wants to drive the pickup. So I let him go to a pasture three miles from the house and feed a small amount of cake (hopef[Read More]
By Seymour Klierly
As Congress works through the post-election lame duck session, preparations are already being made for the new year and a new session. While the 114th Congress will not kick off until Jan. 3[Read More]
By Ray Ridlen
Continue to mow fescue as needed at 2 Â½ inches and water during dry conditions.
Fertilize cool season grasses like fescue according to soil test reports.
Keep falling leaves off fescue to avoid damage to the[Read More]