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Kansas FFA Alumni Chapter Recognized for Outstanding Service

The National FFA Alumni Association strives to support FFA many different ways. This year, at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo, the FFA Alumni awarded the Washington County FFA Alumni Chapt... Read More

Atchison Chemical Spill

ATCHISON - Authorities say a chemical plant spill has caused a noxious cloud to form over a northeastern Kansas community, prompting the evacuation of a school and the factory. Courtesy of Google Maps The spill occurred Friday morning at the ... Read More

DOJ Queries Farmers on Deere-Precision Planting Deal

It's not every day that the government comes a-callin', so when the Washington, D.C., phone number popped up on his cellphone on September 28, Illinois farmer Matt Foes couldn't resist answering. He's glad he did -- the phone call was from the Depar... Read More

Harvest Communications and Safety Reminder

We are now past the mid-point of harvest, but I want to make use of this column to encourage you to have contact with your landlord during harvest too.  I understand that this a very busy time of year, but there are some opportunities. Most of th... Read More

National FFA Organization Names Stars Over America

INDIANAPOLIS - (National FFA Organization)– FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Thursday at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Ind... Read More

Nebraska Tractor Test Lab Still Going Strong

For nearly a century, tractor manufacturers from around the world have looked to the Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln for a seal of approval. The success of a new tractor is decided long before it sees soil at... Read More

USDA Announces Streamlined Guaranteed Loans and Additional Lender Category for Small-Scale Operators

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the availability of a streamlined version of USDA guaranteed loans, which are tailored for smaller scale farms and urban producers. The program, called EZ Guarant... Read More

Specialty Corn Satisfies Nebraska Farmers' Hunger for Business Diversity

There's a blockbuster new food trend growing in Mark and Paul McHargue's Nebraska corn fields. Popcorn, long the leading concession at movie theaters, is undergoing a renaissance. Sales of bagged, ready-to-eat popcorn are exploding as the snack gets... Read More

Cattle Feeding Chat Builds Bridges

When it’s just not possible to bring 600 people from across the globe to the feedyard, the next best thing is to bring a little of that Herington, Kan., family operation to them. Cattle feeders Shane and Shawn Tiffany took the stage during educati... Read More

Final Rule Sent to OMB; White House has 90 Days to Finish

OMAHA (DTN) - EPA has sent the final rule for the 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard blend levels to White House for its approval. The White House Office of Management and Budget is expected to complete its review of the final rule within the next 90 days... Read More

KSU Feed the Future lab helping establish agricultural research center in Cambodia

MANHATTAN — Kansas State University has received a $2.5 million award from the U.S. Agency for International Development to boost agricultural innovation and growth in Cambodia, a country where 80 percent of the population is directly or indirectly... Read More