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Ag News Headlines
  • Rural Mainstreet economic index falls in March
  • AgriLife Extension expert: Complicated farm bill will take homework by producers
  • Commercial agriculture may be the largest beneficiary of unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Controlled burn on pasture grass jump-starts grazing for cow herds
  • Time to treat henbit and chickweed in wheat fields
  • National FFA Organization partners with 8 Major League Baseball teams
  • Lesser prairie-chicken goes on threatened species list
  • Dairy nutritionist: Be proactive, not reactive when managing rations
  • Feed delivery trucks need biosecurity to control PEDv
  • Oncologists: Future of rural cancer care seen as 'dire'
  • Deer feasting on ornamentals
  • Twister time
  • Agricultural land tax hike proposed
  • Researchers look at unique aspects of grazing wheat pasture

  • News

    Ag in the Classroom names Teacher of the Year

    What does the cow say? Third-graders in Kingfisher know the answer. They also know where their food comes from, how to eat a healthy lunch and what farmers do for their community. This is al [Read More]

    Upcoming 'Aging with Attitude' regional expo in Parsons

    In 1988, in San Antonio, Texas, Mark Johnson gave a presentation to 350 students from across the state. Before the presentation, Johnson got to know the students and wher [Read More]

    UNL food safety expert offers tips on keeping food cold

    If food is not chilled properly, it can become a host for microbes that can make people sick, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln food specialist said. Julie Albrecht, a fo [Read More]

    Economist: High beef prices make great time to own cattle, but cycles go down

    “With record high beef prices, it’s a great time to be in the cattle business,” Scott Brown told a meeting of Miller County pr [Read More]

    Governor's conference to present STEC research

    Based on recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STEC) causes approximately 230,000 cases of illness in the United States annually, [Read More]

    Funds still available to improve Kansas windbreaks, streamside forests

    Kansas landowners now have until April 18 to apply for cost-share funds to restore or enhance windbreaks and streamside forests, also called [Read More]

    Rats! Rodent populations proliferate in some parts of Texas

    By Paul Schattenberg Texas A&M AgriLife Communications While the presence of rats and mice is nothing new in homes, sheds, barns and other structures, some area [Read More]

    Climatologist provides outlook for severe weather season

    Fifty-six tornadoes were reported in Kansas last year, which made it the quietest year for tornadoes since 1994. According to the National Weather Service, only five of [Read More]

    Delayed 2012 drought-loss aid on the way

    Farmers who lost forages or livestock in the drought of 2012 should prepare to document those losses. The 2014 farm bill includes livestock disaster aid going back to 2011. Nearly $1 billion in disas [Read More]

    2014 farm bill streamlines, consolidates conservation programs

    The 2014 farm bill streamlines key conservation programs while investing about $18.7 billion in conservation programs offered by USDA’s Natural Resources Co [Read More]

    Additional Headlines

    Tools available for burning Flint Hills pastures this spring

    Texas Beef Checkoff goes red with heart-healthy partnership

    Three Oklahomans to be honored for their positive effects on OSU and the state

    'Farmland' documentary makes Kansas City debut

    U.S., South American soybean farmers unite in China

    World Meat Congress organizers lead 'Child Hunger Challenge'

    Some dietary products under-researched, over-marketed

    Big choices loom for U.S. farmers

    Nebraska farmland values remain steady

    Extension specialist: Test well water annually for bacterial safety

    Extension recreating demonstration train whistle stop for centennial celebration

    Audit shows NASS crop report vulnerability

    Vilsack: 'Tremendous progress' made on farm bill implementation

    Rural community emerges from food desert with new grocery store


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