Kansas Farm Bureau celebrates safety during Kansas Agriculture Month

MANHATTAN – Keeping Kansas safe has always been an important mission of Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB). During Kansas Agriculture Month, KFB encourages farmers and ranchers to be aware of the farm safety ... Read More

KDA Animal Health Board To Meet March 10

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Division of Animal Health Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Bank of America Building, 2... Read More

USMEF Market Expo Underway in Shanghai

The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Market Expo, a market education program that allows producers and other USMEF members to observe international market development activities for U.S. pork and beef, began this week in Shanghai, China. ... Read More

Kearney City Manager appoints new Fire Inspector

Kearney City Manager Michael W. Morgan announced the appointment of Terry Eirich as the new Fire Inspector. The Fire Inspector will perform a variety of technical fire prevention functions including: construction plan review, building inspections... Read More

Farm Credit Services of America Announces 2014 Year-End Financial Results

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – Farm Credit Services of America (FCSAmerica), a financial cooperative, today announced annual net income of $536.5 million for the 2014 calendar year. This compares to $514.6 million in 2013. Other 2014 financial highlights for... Read More

Checkoff Unveils Veal Marketing Website

The Beef Checkoff this week announced the launch of a new website, at VealFoodservice.com. The site is a mobile-friendly digital hub for all of the checkoff's veal-foodservice marketing efforts. Visitors can search recipes by cuisine, cuts and/or... Read More

Sullivan explains Appropriations Committee budget report process

The Appropriations Committee preliminary budget report was distributed on the Legislative floor last week. State Senator Kate Sullivan says this is only the beginning. "This is the first of several stages in the Legislative budget process. And pro... Read More

LBNRD and GAME AND PARKS TEAM UP TO UPGRADE LIBERTY COVE GRASSLAND

The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) and the Nebraska Game and Parks (NGPC) have entered into agreement to enhance wildlife habitat at Liberty Cove southwest of Lawrence in Webster County, Nebraska. The WILD Nebraska, Wildlife Extension... Read More

Senate fails to override Obama's veto of pipeline bill

WASHINGTON (AP) _ The Republican-controlled Senate has failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The 62-37 vote Wednesday was the latest chapter in the fight between the GOP-led Congress and... Read More

Kansas House Panel Wants To Hunt For Budget Efficiencies

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas House committee plans to examine vacant jobs within state government and wants to begin a long-term hunt for budget efficiencies. The House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a proposed $27 million budget... Read More

Governor Not Backing Off School Cuts

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget director says he’s not planning to back off cuts in funding for public schools and state universities even though tax collections were better than expected last month. Budget Director Shawn... Read More