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Testimony on importance of grain inspection

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A Kansas wheat farmer testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on “Perspectives on Reauthorization of the U.S. Grain Standards Act... Read More

Day 11, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 11 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. The hot, dry weekend weather was just what farmers needed to make som... Read More

Day 10, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 10 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. With dry weather in northwest Kansas this week, many farmers in the a... Read More

Day 9, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 9 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Jerald Kemmerer, of Pride Ag Resources in Ford County, says that they ... Read More

Day 8, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 8 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Scattered storms continue to be a theme for #WheatHarvest19 with farme... Read More

Land O'Lakes, Inc. announces expansion of its Cooperative Farmer Member Health Plan into Kansas

Leveraging a Minnesota-specific statute, Land O'Lakes developed a group health plan for individual farmers within its network in 2018. In its pilot year, through a partnership with Gravie, a Minneapolis-based benefits marketplace, the Farmer Member H... Read More

TRACTOR ACCIDENT-BOY DIES

HAVEN, Kan. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy has died in a farming accident in Kansas. The Reno County Sheriff's Office says in a Facebook post that Adam Schrock died Tuesday afternoon near Haven. The post says his clothing became wrapped... Read More

Day 6, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 6 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Harvest Reports will resume on July 7th, weather permitting. Wheat har... Read More

Heat, runoff heighten risk of blue-green algae in Kansas ponds and lakes

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The extreme heat that hailed the end of June in Kansas combined with the heavy runoff from rains earlier in the month put many of the state’s waterways at risk to a waterborne toxin that could impact livestock and other animals ... Read More

Disease threat currently low in Kansas corn fields

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas State University row crop specialist says he’s happy – even if surprised – by the low incidence of disease he’s finding in the state’s corn fields so far this summer. But he’s urging growers to continue sco... Read More