When I was a young child, I used to be in amazement on how my uncle or mother were able to go out to the garden and pick the best melon for dessert out of all of the fruit growing. What was the secret that they alone knew to go out amongst what at that time I felt was hundreds of melons (I bet there were no more than 15 or 20) and pick the one that would be perfect at the time when we would eat it. Well, now that I am older, I am better about which melon ...
In June of this year, a 37-year-old Stanton County farmer died inside a grain cart while preparing for wheat harvest. A tarp (containing a metal rod) in the grain cart blew up and touched an over-head power line electrocuting him.
August 04, 2013|
John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau
The American Royal Association and Kansas State University Olathe are looking for the best-tasting steak and are inviting beef producers from across the nation to submit rib-eye steaks for the competition.
Jordyn Stukey of Great Bend, daughter of Greg and Regina Stukey, graduated from the Camp KAOS Starship Earth July 19th at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center. Jordyn will be entering 5th grade at Jefferson Elementary School this fall.
The U.S. grain marketing system is unmatched and transparent. Yet it can be complicated. This is why U.S. Wheat Associates (USW) maintains 17 offices strategically located around the world to pave the way for U.S. export growth.
August 04, 2013|
Director of Marketing Kansas Wheat
The following well-balanced and nutritious Friendship Meals will be served for lunch at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave. Meals are served with milk; donations for coffee and tea are accepted.
Theresa Ney, formerly of Hoisington, now residing at the Golden Living Center in Wilson, will celebrate her 97th birthday on Aug. 8 with a card shower. The widow of Kenneth Ney, her children are Merlin of Russell, Kenney of Hoisington, Kathy Hutton of Denver, Colo., and Shirley Ney of Aurora, Colo. She has eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Gary and Linda Humphrey of Bison, announce the engagement of their daughter, Angela Crystal Humphrey, to Christopher Michael Beck, son of Allan and Anne Beck of Claflin. Grandparents of the bride-elect are Melvin and Shirley Erb of Bison and the late Burnis and Juanita