McDonald's Changing Chicken

NEW YORK (AP) _ McDonald's says it plans to start using chicken raised without antibiotics important to human health and milk from cows that are not treated with the artificial growth hormone rbST. ... Read More

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 organizations today announced the launch of the U.S. ... Read More

Colorectal Cancer Screening Kits being offered

Colorectal cancer, when detected early, is highly treatable. According to the American Cancer Society, colorectal cancer (colon and rectal) is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the United States. Approximately 49,... Read More

Soy Checkoff Recognizes Market Developer, Biodiesel Board

ST. LOUIS (March 3, 2015) – The United Soybean Board (USB) recently awarded two of its highest honors to a market developer and an organization that have been instrumental in developing major new opportunities for U.S. soybeans that have greatly im... Read More

Garrett set to introduce LB 358, LB 643 going before Judiciary Committee

State Senator Tommy Garrett is introducing a bill, LB 358 before the Judiciary Committee for a hearing later this week. Garrett explains what the bill hopes to address. "If a woman gets raped and gets impregnated by the perpetrator, and has the ch... 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


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