Dry fields increase harvest fire risks
Dead leaves, stalks, husks, oil and fuel are never in short supply when harvest begins. They can ignite fires in fields, farm equipment, grain trucks and wagons.
As harvest season approaches, University[Read More]
MU's Kallenbach to receive national Excellence in Extension Award
Rob Kallenbach, University of Missouri professor of plant sciences and MU Extension forage specialist, received the 2014 Excellence in Extension Award[Read More]
Fire officials urge caution during harvest
The South Dakota Division of Wildland Fire is asking ranchers and farmers to take extra precautions to prevent wildfires when harvesting crops this fall.
The dry fuel conditions along with the wa[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.
K-State Soil Judging Team takes regional honors
By Steve Watson
K-State Research and Extension
Kansas State University’s Soil Judging Team won second place in the “Overall Team” and fourth place in the “Group Judging” categories at[Read More]