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Kansas Farm Bureau staffer earns McCloy Fellowship

Kansas Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Coordinator Jeff Sutton, Marysville, leaves this week on an intensive three-week agricultural fellowship in Germany.

September 19, 2010 | | Agriculture

Sept. 19-25 is National Farm Safety Week

You don't have to go past Great Bend to remember tragic ATV accidents attached to names like Gavin Neuforth and Landon Unruh. Not much farther away, an 8 year-old boy died in an ATV accident near Sterling this past spring.

September 18, 2010 | | Agriculture

Kansas Wheat Quality Report

With preliminary data in, quality traits of the 2010 Kansas wheat crop were a pleasant surprise, according to the annual Wheat Quality Report released Sept. 2 by the Kansas Agriculture Statistics.

September 12, 2010 | | Agriculture

Century Farms Honorees

Century Farm Honorees Morgenstern Cooperation members, Don Morgenstern, Loretta Demel Morgenstern, and Jerry Morgenstern

September 12, 2010 | | Agriculture

State’s largest Junior Livestock Show draws youth from 86 counties

Auction premiums and scholarships will be on the line as youth from 86 Kansas counties exhibit at the 78th annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), Sept, 24-27 in Wichita. A total of 678 4-H and FFA members have entered 1,424 head of livestock in the show. The total includes 134 market steers, 295 breeding heifers, 352 market hogs, 247 market lambs, 49 purebred ewes, 158 commercial ewes and 189 meat goats.

September 11, 2010 | | Agriculture

National Farm Safety Week coming

The slogan, "farm safety is no accident," is as true today as it ever was. Safety has to be intentional or accidents will eventually get you.

September 11, 2010 | | Agriculture

Farmers honored at Farm Bureau meeting

One hundred Farm Bureau members met Saturday, Aug. 28, at the Knights of Columbus in Hoisington for The Barton County Farm Bureau 92nd-annual Meeting to conduct the business of the Association.

September 05, 2010 | | Agriculture

Keys to growing wheat – don’t plant too early

It never fails! People in general and especially farmers look at what happened last year and plan that the same thing will happen again. Don't kid yourself. The same applies for planting wheat.

September 05, 2010 | Rick Snell | Agriculture

FSA reminds producers of Aug. 27 CRP sign-up deadline

Adrian J. Polansky, state executive director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in Kansas, reminds producers that the deadline to enroll in the Conservation Reserve Program general sign-up is quickly approaching. Farmers and ranchers have until close of business on Friday, Aug. 27, to offer eligible land for CRP's competitive general sign-up. Applications can be completed by land owners at the FSA county office where their farm records are maintained. The 2008 Farm Bill authorized USDA to maintain CRP enrollment up to 32 million acres.

August 23, 2010 | | Agriculture

Cow-calf profitability indoor field day coming

Over the past couple of years, I have been to agent livestock updates where we have gone through a couple of exercises that I wanted to share with you. One was on low stress animal handling, and the other was on estimating cow weight and body condition scoring. On Sept. 2, the Kansas Livestock Association and Intervet Schering-Plough Animal Health will help Barton County Extension and K-State Research & Extension make this a reality.

August 23, 2010 | by RICK SNELL | Agriculture

Kansas men collect old tractors for competition

TOPEKA (AP) - Unquantifiable numbers of garden tractors and lawnmowers in various states of disrepair are littered about a southwest Topeka property.

August 23, 2010 | | Agriculture

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Herbicide resistant weeds

Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture ...

March 17, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

It’s terribly dry

Unless something changes in the moisture situation, Barb Downey and husband, Joe Carpenter will not burn their grassland in the Flint Hills this season. The ...

March 17, 2018 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Agriculture and STEM

The drought continues to intensify and indications are rain may be sparse until at least May. That doesn't mean absolutely no precipitation in the ...

March 17, 2018 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture

Food drive campaign kicks off Kansas Ag Month

MANHATTAN - Kansas Agriculture Month kicked off on March 5 with the Neighbor to Neighbor statewide food drive to reduce hunger in Kansas communities. Harvesters in ...

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Storm fury on the plains

Every seasoned Kansan knows we live in smack-dab in the middle of tornado alley. The Heartland of America boasts one of the most tornado active ...

March 12, 2018 | John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau | Agriculture

Lesser Prairie Chicken survey

BOISE, Idaho – Aerial surveys will be begin March 16 and continue through mid-May in five states containing lesser prairie chicken habitat, including Kansas. The surveys ...

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Commission elected for grain commodities

MANHATTAN - The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced the results of the elections held for the state's five grain commodity commissions - corn, grain sorghum, soybean ...

March 12, 2018 | Tribune Staff | Agriculture

Drought and La Nina

Even with a severe lack of moisture, if you take a moment and look around the countryside, you will notice the 2018 wheat crop is ...

March 10, 2018 | Dr. Victor L. Martin | Agriculture


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