Roundtable on sustainable American beef created; diverse participant list covers farm-to-fork

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (March 3, 2015) - A group of U.S. beef value chain participants including producers, processors, retailers, foodservice operators, packers, allied industry and non-governmental org... Read More

Iowa State University Part of Land-Grant Impacts Website Launch

AMES, Iowa — A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the other nation’s land grant universities has been launched. “The Land-Grant Impacts website... Read More

LAWMAKERS TO REVIEW SPIKE IN EARTHQUAKES

TOPEKA (AP) — A Kansas legislative committee's chairman says it will review data about a spike in small earthquakes in recent years and ways to lessen their number amid concerns that they are tied to a process used in fracking. Republican Rep. D... Read More

Water Meetings This Month

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas is planning a series of public meetings across the state this month to set regional water supply goals and priorities. The state plans to hold 26 meetings hosted by water vision regional teams. The 14 leadership teams wil... Read More

Back To Work In Topeka

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Kansas legislators are returning to the Statehouse for the second part of their annual session. Lawmakers reconvened Wednesday, the 47th day of their 90-day session, after a five-day weekend tied to their “turnaround” deadli... Read More

NAWG Officer Team Installed at Commodity Classic

March 3, 2015 –Washington wheat farmer Bret Blankenship was elected as the new President of the National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) at the Association’s Board of Directors meeting Thursday, February 26. “I’m looking forward to a v... Read More

Spring Training

SPRING TRAINING Tuesday's Games= Philadelphia 5, N.Y. Yankees 5, tie Detroit 15, Baltimore 2 Pittsburgh 8, Toronto 7 Oakland 9, San Francisco 4 Cincinnati 10, Cleveland 0 Wednesday's Games= Philadelphia vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 1:... Read More

NHL Scores

Tuesday's Games= Minnesota 3, Ottawa 2, SO New Jersey 3, Nashville 1 Calgary 3, Philadelphia 2, OT Washington 5, Columbus 3 Tampa Bay 3, Buffalo 0 Toronto 3, Florida 2 Dallas 3, N.Y. Islanders 2, OT Anaheim 4, Arizona 1 Los Angeles 5, Edmont... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

Tuesday Charlotte 104, L.A. Lakers 103 Cleveland 110, Boston 79 Sacramento 124, New York 86 Atlanta 104, Houston 96 Chicago 97, Washington 92 Utah 93, Memphis 82 Denver 106, Milwaukee 95 Wednesday's Games= Phoenix at Orlando, 7 p.m. New Y... Read More

Gov. Ricketts featured speaker at Lexington banquet

Gov. Pete Ricketts addressed the Lexington Chamber of Commerce during their annual banquet Friday evening at Kirk's Restaurant. The Governor spoke on some of the highlights of the first two months of his administration. Several awards were given afte... Read More

AWC Statement Opposing Mandatory E-verify Legislation

Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2015)-"The Agriculture Workforce Coalition (AWC) vehemently opposes the Legal Workforce Act currently being considered in the House Judiciary Committee. Any bill mandating E-verify must only come after or in conjunction wit... Read More