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FAPRI releases 10-year projection for crop prices and farm income

By Doug Rich The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute presented its latest outlook report at the first Abner W. Womack Missouri Agricultu [Read More]

Strategies for spring planting program set for April 1 in Canyon

A training, Strategies for Spring Planting Success, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County, will be held April 1 at the Ag [Read More]

Making every drop count

By Jennifer M. Latzke Cary Tekell, Tahoka, Texas, knows his pivot-irrigated fields get attention. In cotton country, a field split half between cotton and sorghum tends to raise some curiosity among passers-by. But Tekell doesn’t [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]

Control marestail in soybeans

By David Hallauer Meadowlark District Extension Agent Increased no-till, weather factors, and the germination window for marestail have allowed it to become one of the most difficult to control weeds in soybeans in rec[Read More]

Emerald ash borer traps set in Kansas

In an effort to prevent further spread of emerald ash borer in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are planning to set 568 traps to detect whether the plant p[Read More]

Growers should prepare for larger soybean seed in 2014

Dry weather conditions during the growing season followed by late season rains may be the cause of larger-than-normal soybean seed this year, which can affect planter perfo[Read More]

Store farm chemicals with care

By Meryl Rygg McKenna Fertilizers, fuels, chemicals and seeds: What can and must farmers do to minimize dangers and maximize benefits of these important agricultural components? Keith Kennedy, a certified crop adviser[Read More]

Kansas soybean farmers encourage everyone to mark National Soyfoods Month

During April, National Soyfoods Month, Kansas soybean farmers encourage their neighbors to explore new ways to incorporate healthy soy[Read More]

Ken Root

Ken Root

Back to the Garden

By Ken Root . I’m never going to be held accountable for these words because the time it will take to re-establish man’s ideal

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

EPA draws praise, criticism for new clean water rule

By Sara Wyant Depending on who you talk to, the Environmental Protection Agency’s new proposal to clarify definitions under the Clean Water Act is

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

The miracles of farming

By Jennifer M. Latzke “There are no miracles in agricultural production.”—Norman Borlaug March 25 would have been Norman Borlaug’s 100th birthday. And, while the father

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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

Solidifying the future of agriculture

By Holly Martin It’s the mark of a good leader, I think, to never be completely satisfied. My parents, Carrol Wray and Jeanie Campbell, recently

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

Vilsack: 'Tremendous progress' made on farm bill implementation

By Larry Dreiling Announcing “tremendous progress” on farm bill implementation, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack April 3 met with the House Agricultu

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Record soybean acres expected, corn acres at 4-year low

By Jennifer Carrico The prospective planting report released March 31 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service said producers pl

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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

The Temple is crumbling

By Trent Loos I want to start by saying that Temple Grandin has made a positive contribution to the handling of animals in working

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

Life is never dull

By Jerry Nine (April 9)—Working at the sale, sometimes we have to make our own humor. There’s a guy who has worked there for

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