Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) President Richard Felts was elected to a term on the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) board of directors today during the AFBF annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Felts will represent the Midwest region on the board that includes 11 states.
Newman University officials have announced the students on the Dean's List for the fall semester of 2015. To qualify for this achievement, a student must complete 12 credit hours and have attained a grade point average of 3.5 or better.
The AARP Tax Preparation volunteers will start their tax season in February. They are currently taking update and renewal classes. These volunteers are offering free tax preparation to seniors in Barton and Pawnee counties on Thursdays. Tax appointments are available from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. each Thursday. Appointments fill quickly, so you can call into the office to get on the waiting list. It is first come first serve for appointment times and it is filling up fast. To reserve an appointment, call the RSVP office at 620-792-1614.
The Golden Sheaf Chapter #226, Order of the Eastern Star, Great Bend, meeting at Hoisington Masonic Hall will be honoring 50 and 60 and other year pin recipients at 7 p.m. on Feb. 1. These pins will be presented by our Worthy Grand Patron, Richard Short of the Grand Chapter of Kansas. Worthy Grand Matron, Pam Able of the Grand Chapter of Kansas and other Grand Officers will also be present. A soup and sandwich supper will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m. in the dining room with the Pin ceremony at 7 p.m., in ...
Last week's column addressed soil testing as a way to increase efficiency and optimize fertilizer input costs. This week will tackle other decisions producers make to wisely use inputs and manage the cost of inputs. Those not involved in production agriculture sometimes don't really understand that as much time goes into planning, book and record keeping, and managing finances as goes into the actual production of crops.
January 17, 2016|
Dr. Victor L. Martin
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If you are like many Americans, you may have resolved to get a handle on your finances during 2016. Take heart because there is plenty of reason for optimism: you do not have to reinvent the wheel. There are some tried-and-true methods that have worked for many and can for you as well. Your Better Business Bureau has the following advice for anyone attempting to reign in household budgets during the coming year.