Kansas: Soy, Corn Prices Down – Looking at Alternative Crops

🕔Nov 27, 2018With precipitous drops in the price of corn, wheat and other crops traditionally grown in Kansas, some of the state’s farmers seek alternative growing options.  In parts of western Kansas, […]

Kansas Weather: Late Summer Rains Eased Drought; Northeast Counties Still Dry

🕔Sep 17, 2018A shift in weather patterns that began in early August brought welcome rain to drought-stricken Kansas, but even with the precipitation, the northeast part of the state is still parched. […]

Kansas: Dryland Ag Day, Tribune, Aug. 21

🕔Aug 3, 2018Against the backdrop of a diminishing Ogallala Aquifer, dryland farming is increasingly moving into sharper focus. A Kansas State University field day planned in Tribune will feature research related to […]

Kansas: Ag Risk and Profit Conference, Manhattan, Aug. 16-17

🕔Jul 9, 2018Ambassador Richard T. Crowder, former U.S. agricultural trade negotiator and current  Thornhill Professor of Agricultural Trade at Virginia Tech, will headline Kansas State University’s Risk and Profit Conference planned for Aug. […]

Kansas: Net Farm Income Climbs, Still Far Below 3 Years Ago – Podcast

🕔Jun 7, 2018Kansas net farm income rose in 2017 for the second straight year, thanks in part to stronger livestock prices, but was still less than half what it was just three […]

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 […]

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