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Kansas: 5 Upcoming Farm Financial Workshops in Jan., Feb.

Kansas: 5 Upcoming Farm Financial Workshops in Jan., Feb.

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Dec 8, 2017

With farm profitability rivaling the low levels of the 1980s, K-State Research and Extension is offering confidential, one-on-one financial planning assistance to agricultural producers in five locations in early 2018. Through Farm Financial workshops, a farm analyst will work directly

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Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

Herbicide Drift: New Tool Helps Farmers Understand When Temperature Inversions Occur

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Kansas State University is offering a new tool to help farmers assess when temperature inversions occur in their region. The information can be useful in assessing the risk for herbicide drift when applying products such as dicamba, an herbicide used

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Kansas: 4 ‘Farming for the Future’ Programs Set in Dec., Jan.

Kansas: 4 ‘Farming for the Future’ Programs Set in Dec., Jan.

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 17, 2017

Historically low crop prices and slipping farmland values continue to weigh on the bottom line for farmers and ranchers. To address those challenges and support producers as they plan for what’s to come, Kansas State University will host a one-day

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Kansas: 2018 Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference, Overland Park, April 5-6

Kansas: 2018 Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference, Overland Park, April 5-6

👤By Jennifer Merrill, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 17, 2017

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Center for Risk Management Education and Research at Kansas State University will jointly host, “Protecting America’s Agricultural Markets: An Agricultural Commodity Futures Conference,” on April 5 – 6, 2018, in Overland Park, Kansas.

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Kansas Soybean Expo, Topeka, Jan. 10

Kansas Soybean Expo, Topeka, Jan. 10

👤From a Press Release 🕔Nov 2, 2017

Kansas soybean farmers and their industry partners will gather Jan. 10, 2018, in Topeka for the Kansas Soybean Expo. The Kansas Soybean Association (KSA) organizes the annual event, with checkoff funding from the Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC), to coincide with the

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Kansas: Community Backlash Has Tyson Foods $320Mln Poultry Complex in the Air

Kansas: Community Backlash Has Tyson Foods $320Mln Poultry Complex in the Air

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Nov 1, 2017

Recent news that Tyson Foods, Inc., is interested in building a $320 million poultry complex in Kansas is bringing a range of reactions from community members where the plant might be located. Two Kansas State University extension specialists answered questions

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Kansas: Agronomy Field Day, Manhattan, Nov. 3

Kansas: Agronomy Field Day, Manhattan, Nov. 3

👤By Kathy Gehl, Kansas State University 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Advances in cover crop research will be featured at Kansas State University’s 2017 Agronomy Field Day on Friday, Nov. 3 at the Ashland Bottoms Research Farm, 2801 W. 40th Ave. in Manhattan. Topics will focus on understanding the role cover

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Kansas Wheat: What Are the Risks of Planting Early?

Kansas Wheat: What Are the Risks of Planting Early?

👤By Sandra Wick, Kansas State University Crop Production Agent 🕔Sep 21, 2017

Producers are in the field, or soon will be, planting their 2018 wheat crop. It is always interesting to watch when wheat planting begins in north central Kansas. Because of our dry conditions, producers may be a little hesitate to

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Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slide

Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slide

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Kansas farmland values have dropped an average of 11 percent over the past two years, pulled down by lower grain and livestock prices and a dramatic drop in farm and ranch income. The downward trend is likely to continue through

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Kansas: Tyson Poultry Expansion Gets Push Back from Rural Community – DTN

Kansas: Tyson Poultry Expansion Gets Push Back from Rural Community – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 18, 2017

Rolling hills dotted with cattle paint the horizon to the north and south of I70 just west of Kansas City, Kansas. It’s the place rancher Kirk Sours calls home. Tailgate Ranch Co.’s 2,000 acres sit atop some of the best-quality

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