ISSUE DATE: 11/29/2010
By Jennifer M. Latzke
There's no snow on the ground, no lights strung up on the porch eaves or cheery wreath hung on the door. And yet, for Lynn and Karla Davignon, the rush of the holiday season is already being felt around their farm near Ellis, Kan.
It's a clear and crisp November morning, and for a Christmas tree farm like Prairie Dell Pines, there's not a lot of time to be wasted. In the space of a five-week holiday season they'll harvest years of work.
Conference to cover wind energy Debt reduction, farm program cuts proposed Extension ending TeleCenter Network partnership Fed's Hoenig continues contrarian stand Food scientist creates faster salmonella test FSA issues ACRE program payments FSA urges farmers, ranchers to vote in county committee elections Giving thanks K-State dean honored for rural education efforts K-State to host bioenergy presentation Record grain prices expected to continue, livestock recovering Rural Development assists with energy needs UNL hosts seminar for food business entrepreneurs Volunteer tax preparers needed
Groundwater Association presents Kremer Award Growing Christmas trees and memories K-State agricultural events calendar K-State brings scientists, farmers together in West Africa Learn about growing canola MU Center for Agroforestry to host annual symposium MU Crop Management Conference, Dec. 1 and 2, promises strong lineup of experts Neb. prof wins grant to study plant contaminant Program helps farmers grow, diversify UNL to host Soybean Day and Machinery Expo Using corn, milo stalks as feed Western Kansas trees head to Topeka, Manhattan Wheat Board meeting set for Dec. 14 Wichita to host global ag conference Winter Feeds Workshop scheduled WISHH meets with K-State grain program
Barbara McHargue Award presented at American Royal Cattle on feed numbers released Cow-calf management strategies, gopher control Kuykendall Inducted into Hereford Hall of Merit Last major cattle drive through Kansas Flint Hills Nebraska inspector accused of faking BSE tests Sheep producers to hear about new research, making money at Missouri Livestock Symposium, Dec. 3 to UNL Beef Short-Course programs to be broadcast West Central Cattleman's Day and Trade Show scheduled
GIPSA clarification wanted Making the time Open letter from Kansas Grain and Feed to KCBOT
Another time of thanks Death tax With seven minutes to spare
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Heightened wildfire danger may continue
Cletus a southern charmer Creative holiday cooking Former Kansas 4-Her earns national award Gardeners can still stay busy during the cooler weather Improving soil for better lawns and gardens Keep holiday food healthy, safe K-State horticultural events calendar Meditation for 11-29-10 Roses vie for top billing in breeding program Storing, disposing of unused pesticides Stuff the holiday bird with stuff you like Tree pruning Winterizing plants, mulching vegetables Youth garner top honors in American Royal 4-H livestock judging contest