Photos and story by Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas Department of Agriculture officials joined staff from Harvesters – The Community Food Network in Topeka on Wednesday morning to welcome deliveries of fresh produce purchased under the Local Food Purchase Assistance Program. KDA has... Read More.
A US trade delegation is in Japan this week working to increase demand and reduce trade barriers for US ag products. USDA Undersecretary for Trade and Agricultural Affairs Alexis Taylor says Japanese consumers want more American-grown food and fuel. “They are seeking out really... Read More.
Additional resources supporting mental health are helping to recognize underlying stressors farmers face. Ohio State University rural sociologist Shoshanah Inwood tells Brownfield there are often invisible mental health issues in agriculture aside from suicide. For example, she says her research is finding postpartum depression... Read More.