Kansas Net Farm Income Climbs, but with a Big Catch

🕔May 13, 2019Kansas net farm income rose last year despite weather extremes, trade disputes and depressed market prices, but the increase came with a catch. Average net farm income across the state […]

Kansas Wheat: Yields are Up but so is Field Abandonment – DTN

🕔May 3, 2019Crop scouts produced an average estimated yield of 47.6 bushels per acre (bpa), up from 35.2 bpa last year, on the second day of the Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Red […]

Kansas Wheat: Growers Urged to Look for Yellowing in Fields

🕔Apr 18, 2019A Kansas State University wheat expert says that yellowing in some Kansas wheat fields is not uncommon for this time of year, but growers should be aware of steps they […]

Soybeans: Mustard Cover Crop – Natural Barrier to Charcoal Rot?

🕔Apr 5, 2019Kansas State University researchers have received national recognition for a study showing that planting a mustard cover crop helps to improve soil health and, ultimately, boosts soybean yields. Their work, […]

Ag Tech Collaboration: Australians Visit Kansas State University

🕔Mar 29, 2019A group of Australian business and academic leaders visiting Kansas State University on March 28 said they are excited about opportunities for working together with their American counterparts. Their focus […]

Kansas: Farmers Used 20% Less Groundwater, Gained More Profits

🕔Mar 27, 2019When a group of farmers in northwest Kansas decided to voluntarily reduce their use of groundwater, no one really knew how that might affect their profitability. Five years later, they […]

Kansas: Fall Rains Provide Spring Wildfire Fuel

🕔Mar 21, 2019A Kansas Forest Service official is urging caution for homeowners and landowners as the state nears a point in the year that is typically high-risk for wildfires. Jason Hartman, the […]

Water Quality: How Well Do Buffer Strips Protect Rivers? – Study

🕔Mar 18, 2019Kansas State University researcher Colby Moorberg has his eyes on several miles of the Big Blue and Little Blue rivers, the two major waterways meandering their way to Tuttle Creek […]

Palmer Pigweed Resistant To 2,4-D And Dicamba Confirmed In Kansas

🕔Mar 5, 2019Dicamba and 2,4-D have been used for many years to help control Palmer amaranth in Kansas, but farmers have complained about poor control in recent years.

Kansas: Industrial Hemp – Next Big Thing? Research Looks to Find Out.

🕔Feb 28, 2019At two extremes, some hope industrial hemp can be the next big thing for Kansas farmers while others are convinced it’s fool’s gold. Somewhere in between are Kansas State University […]

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