Kansas Wheat: Sustainable Ag – Cover-Crop Investigations

🕔May 7, 2018Wheat growers in the semi-arid central Great Plains commonly leave their fields fallow for months at a time between crops, so moisture can build up in the soil to help […]

Kansas Farmland Values Continue to Slip, Weighed Down by Lagging Profitability

🕔Apr 26, 2018Farmland prices in Kansas continued a slow, steady decline last year and a Kansas State University economist believes the trend will continue this year, saying values are being pulled down […]

Kansas: Cover Crop Field Day, Hays, May 25

🕔Apr 24, 2018Growing cover crops to enhance soil quality and nutrient cycling and suppress weeds and pests as part of a wheat production system is increasingly being considered by producers, but the […]

Kansas: Wheat Diagnostic School, Garden City, May 9-10

🕔Apr 11, 2018Wheat takes center stage at the 2018 In-Depth Wheat Diagnostic School planned May 9-10 at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center, 4500 E. Mary St., in Garden City. Presenters from K-State […]

Corn, Soybeans: Lower Price Volatility Means Lower Crop Insurance Premiums

🕔Feb 7, 2018Amid tough circumstances farmers have faced the past couple of years with weaker crop prices and lower farmland values, a bit of potentially good news came to light in early […]

Kansas: Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Colby, Feb. 20-21

🕔Jan 25, 2018Updates on the latest ways to use water resources most efficiently on farm fields highlight the schedule for the Central Plains Irrigation Conference and Expo, scheduled Feb. 20-21 at the […]

Farm Tax Planning Is Important in Good Years … And Bad

🕔Dec 22, 2017With 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 […]

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

🕔Nov 21, 2017Kansas 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 […]

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

🕔Nov 1, 2017Recent 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 […]

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

🕔Sep 12, 2017When 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, […]



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