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Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann joins USW

U.S. Wheat Associates hired Stephanie Bryant-Erdmann to serve in a new position as programs and planning assistant in the organization’s Arlington, Virginia, headquarters office effective June 30. Bryant-Erdmann [Read More]

K-State announces new agricultural economics department head

By Katie Allen K-State Research and Extension The College of Agriculture at Kansas State University has announced Allen Featherstone as the new head of the De [Read More]

Fall armyworms on the march early due to unseasonable rains

By Robert Burns Fall armyworms are more like “summer” armyworms this year due to unseasonable rains, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomolo [Read More]

Farmers turn to crop insurance for risk management

The passage of the 2014 farm bill marked a pivotal moment for risk management in U.S. agriculture. Gone are the days of direct payments and most of the commodity programs for farme [Read More]

Southwest Research Center to host Field Day

The Southwest Research Center Field Day is back on the calendar for this year and is set for Sept. 12. The free educational event held at the center operated by the College of Agriculture, Food [Read More]

Challenges of planting into moist, cool soils have big picture benefits

Moist, cool soils are among the benefits farmers like Paul Hetland appreciate when they implement use of no-till and cover crops. Even th[Read More]

Kansas pre-proposals approved to submit full proposals for RCPP funding

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) new Regional Conservation Partnership Program (R[Read More]

Watch for sorghum midges in late-blooming sorghum

By Donald Stotts Agricultural Communications Services Oklahoma State University Sorghum producers should be on the lookout for sorghum midges in late-blooming fields. Tom Royer,[Read More]

Nebraska Sorghum Field Days to showcase hybrid performance

Sorghum farmers are invited to attend the 2014 Sorghum Field Days to be held at five locations during September. Field performance of leading hybrids, new market op[Read More]

Misener Family Harvesters: Ending on a good note

By Emma Misener Wednesday, Aug. 20 This year has been totally unpredictable, as most of you know. Thankfully we’re cutting wheat in South Dakota. We get to end the year on a good not[Read More]

Ken Root

Ken Root

Still learning at OSU with Alpha Gamma Rho reunion

By Ken Root I attended a college fraternity reunion this past weekend to reacquaint myself with the boys, now retirement age men, from Alpha

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Sara Wyant

Sara Wyant

Farm and rural advocates find new terms of engagement

By Sara Wyant Editor’s note: Agri-Pulse Editorial Coordinator Ann Mueller contributed to this piece. For decades, anyone who wanted to be involved as an advocate

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Jennifer M Latzke

Jennifer M Latzke

Time to revive the Clean Plate Club

By Jennifer M. Latzke “You sit there, young lady, and don’t you move until that plate is clean. You hear me?” Oh, I heard her.

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Kylene Scott

Kylene Scott

Sending calves to grass may be more profitable this year

By Kylene Scott The pastures are finally green and lush after a winter’s worth of snow or spring and summer rains. Grass shortened by

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Holly Martin

Holly Martin

Could North Americans learn something from Europe?

By Holly Martin For quite some time, European countries have been the clear indicator of the direction of trends in North America. From skinny jeans

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Larry Dreiling

Larry Dreiling

Rural Mainstreet Index sinks to two-year low

By Larry Dreiling The Rural Mainstreet Index moved to its lowest level in almost two years, according to the August survey of bank CEOs

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Jennifer Carrico

Jennifer Carrico

Duplicating deliciousness Researchers clone cattle with high quality carcasses

By Jennifer Carrico Duplicating high-quality lean beef may be a faster process, thanks to researchers at West Texas A&M Un

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Doug Rich

Doug Rich

Purple reign: A splash of lavender in the heartland

By Doug Rich Lavender was not their first choice, but it turned out to be the best choice for Jack and Kathy Wilson. They

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Trent Loos

Trent Loos

'Sailing away' with the food facts

By Trent Loos You may find this hard to believe, but I am not really a rock concert kind of guy. With that said,

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Jerry Nine

Jerry Nine

Water helping crops, the fight against ALS

By Jerry Nine (Aug. 27)—To the west of Woodward, about 50 miles, we were very fortunate to get that much needed rain, which grew

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