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Taking agriculture to a higher level of precision

By Robert Burns Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Imagine, if you will, a tractor pulling a fertilizer wagon travelling at 8 to 9 miles per hour along a field of thousands of [Read More]

Borlaug, renowned wheat researcher, recognized on Ag Day

Norman Borlaug would have turned 100 this year on March 25. In his honor, the state of Iowa unveiled the 7-foot bronze statue to be displayed in the National Statuary H [Read More]

Producers of sensitive crops encouraged to take part in webinar

Kansas farmers who raise crops with high sensitivity to herbicide and chemical exposure should plan to participate in a webinar March 27 at 2 p.m. to lear [Read More]

Grain group presidents discuss ag issues

By Jennifer Carrico Record numbers of farmers attended the 2014 Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, to find out how each of the organizations involved were working for them and what all the agr [Read More]

Wheat specialist Jim Shroyer to retire

For more than 30 years, the face of wheat in Kansas has been Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist. He has informed and entertained his “family” of producers in the state [Read More]

Extension bulletin guides successful cut sunflower production

Sunflower growth and harvest in Wyoming is explored in a new University of Wyoming Extension bulletin. “A Wyoming growers’ reference guide to cut sunflowers[Read More]

Shortage of ag teachers in Nebraska prompts new school loan assistance program

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture unveiled an Agriculture Teacher Scholarship and Loan Assistance Program[Read More]

Farm transition workshop slated May 2 in Stillwater

A one-day workshop for family farmers and ranchers interested in learning about the components of a successful farm transition is set to take place May 2 in Stillwater, Okla. Ma[Read More]

Registration opens for Southwest Kansas Farm-to-Fork Summit in Greensburg

Those interested in the future of Kansas farms, food and communities are invited to join the Kansas Rural Center and the city of Green[Read More]

Hard freeze could damage some wheat in Kansas

The hard freeze throughout Kansas in the early morning hours of April 15 could cause some damage to wheat, said Jim Shroyer, K-State Research and Extension crop production specialist. Wheat[Read More]

Ken Root

Ken Root

When Wal-Mart goes organic, where will organic go?

By Ken Root Wal-Mart’s announcement that it will sell organic foods, with the Wild Oats label, has many people buzzing about the impact the

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

Slow go: Farmers, shippers concerned about impact of rail delays

By Sara Wyant Ordinarily, Jerry Cope would be loading between 100 and 125 rail cars with grain at this time of year, moving outbound

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

We're all in the same boat

By Jennifer M. Latzke The meeting was for rural economic development professionals. You know, those folks who are hired to ensure that Main Street

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Kylene Scott

Kylene Scott

Water Vision discussion helps producers give input

By Kylene Scott Stakeholders and landowners had the opportunity to learn about the Water Vision set forth by Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback at a

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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

Presses break down too

By Holly Martin Do you know how it feels when you are in the combine, looking at ominous clouds on the horizon heading your

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

UN panel: Warming worsens food, hunger problems

By Larry Dreiling Global warming makes feeding the world harder and more expensive, a United Nations scientific panel said. A warmer world will push food

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Twin-row planting may help increase production

By Jennifer Carrico Finding a way to produce more corn on fewer acres is the goal of one innovator. Iowa farmer John Frahm decided

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Doug Rich

Doug Rich

Modern range management preserves public resource

By Doug Rich Grazing, wildlife, recreation, energy, and development put enough pressure on western rangeland without adding in the constant tug of war over

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Trent Loos

Trent Loos

I stand with Cliven Bundy

By Trent Loos I must start by saying I am greatly disappointed with many fellow cattlemen in the past couple of weeks in their

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

A little moisture will go a long way

By Jerry Nine (April 15)—Actually, there is a little winter grass and cheat that is coming in these pastures but our overall immediate area

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