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Farm Tax Planning Is Important in Good Years … And Bad

Farm Tax Planning Is Important in Good Years … And Bad Updated

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Dec 22, 2017

With the new year straight ahead, there’s no better time for farmers and ranchers to take stock of where they are financially in order to put them in the best tax situation possible, according to agricultural economist Mark Dikeman. Dikeman,

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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: 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 Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

Kansas Corn: Watch for Signs of Aflatoxin in Drought-Stressed Crops

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Sep 12, 2017

When it comes to the weather in Kansas this year, the state is again one of the haves and the have-nots. Parts of Kansas have had more-than-normal precipitation while others, mostly in the central part of the state, are in

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Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

Kansas: Ag Risk & Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 17-18

👤By Mary Lou Peter, Kansas State University 🕔Aug 4, 2017

Matt Erickson, chief economist with the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee, will give his perspective on the next farm bill at Kansas State University’s Risk & Profit Conference set for Aug. 17-18 in Manhattan at the K-State Alumni Center. Prior to

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