Earlier this summer, I was called out several times to identify a small foxtail-like plant. I found that most cases that I saw turned out to be little barley and the best thing to do at that time was wait until closer to fall when the plant is more vulnerable and can be controlled easier. Now is the time to start planning a healthier lawn for spring and controlling winter annual plants such as little barley is important. I found this short article from K-State Research and Extension's Horticulture specialist Ward Upham to share with you this week about ...
Kansas ranch managers and livestock producers are invited to the Short Grass Prairie Grazing Basics and Research Tour, Sept. 17, at the K-State Western Kansas Agricultural Research Center, 1232 240th Ave., Hays.
Ashley Schneider and Leland Tidball announce their engagement along with their parents. The bride-elect is the daughter of Collene Schneider of Susank and Larry Schneider of Olmitz. The prospective groom is the son of Charles Tidball of Hoisington
Christy Keeley and Mitchell Birt were united in marriage on May 11 in Omaha, Neb. in a double ring ceremony officiating by the Rev. Charlene Wozny. Parents of the couple are Mike and Jan Keeley and Randall and Christine Birt.
Dex Anton Conwell and Yesennia Judith Conwell, of Omaha, Neb., announce the birth of their son, Cruz Anton Conwell, on Aug. 1 at Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Neb. He weighed 7 lbs. 2 oz. and was 21 in. long.
Sunflower Bank has promoted Mike Briney to President of the Hays region. In this capacity, Briney will be responsible for developing and nurturing commercial relationships in the markets of Hays, Victoria, Russell, Great Bend, Ellinwood and Osborne. Briney's previous position was commercial and agricultural lender.
USD 428 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. on Monday at the District Education Office, 201 S. Patton Road. Items on the agenda include: Administrators David Reiser and Kathy Hafner will provided a status report regarding the addition of 7th grade athletics and new sports at Great Bend Middle School; Riley School HVAC project; approval of Site Council Members; update on Mentor Program; Assessment Performance Index data report; project updates on gym construction and parking lot north of Great Bend High School; and approval of Grant Award and Memorial Contributions.