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Kansas Department of Agriculture Boards to Meet Sept. 15

By the Kansas Department of Agriculture   HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Several advisory boards which serve to guide the work of the Kansas Department of Agriculture will meet on Friday, Sept. 15, at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson. The meetings will be held on the Kansas... Read More.

The Friends You Didn’t Choose

By Jackie Mundt, Pratt County farmer and rancher A strange and vivid memory from my pre-teen world view was thinking after high school life was pretty much over. It makes me laugh and shake my head a little to think about how naive and small my... Read More.

Pest pressure reports are minimal

A field crops entomologist says dry weather at the beginning of summer has likely reduced pest populations. Chris DiFonzo with Michigan State University tells Brownfield pest outbreaks have been remarkably quiet.  She points to her ongoing research on stink bugs. “This is the lowest year... Read More.