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K-State Expands Land Grant Promise Statewide

By K-State Division of Communications and Marketing   Kansas State University has expanded eligibility for its Land Grant Promise to students from all 105 Kansas counties after a successful pilot for 10 counties in fall 2022. K-State is committed to fulfilling its land-grant mission by offering essential financial... Read More.

Truterra expands carbon tracking programs

Farmers can be rewarded for nutrient management changes as well as data tracking in cotton production as part of new programs from Truterra. Director of Field Services Mariah Murphy tells Brownfield the data helps companies in the supply chain meet science-based carbon reduction initiatives. “We... Read More.

Nebraska expands soybean markets in Vietnam

Nebraska’s ag director says the state is expanding market access in Vietnam for soybeans and its byproducts.   Sherry Vinton tells Brownfield soybean meal and soybean oil exports are increasing. “They don’t have the landmass to grow the feed they need for their industry.... Read More.

Rural economy expands in June RMI survey

An ag economist says there’s some optimism in the rural economy despite high interest rates. Ernie Goss with Creighton University says the latest Rural Mainstreet Index rose to its highest level since May 2022. “Things are growing in the rural Mainstreet economy based upon agriculture,... Read More.

Crops vary as MO drought expands

Mid-Missouri farmers say crops are variable as the drought continues. In Audrain County, Jay Schutte tells Brownfield he thinks the 1 inch of rain from the weekend will be helpful to the corn and soybeans on his farm. “I’ve been kind of lucky and so... Read More.

Specialty soybean expands markets for oil demand.

High oleic soybeans have created a new market for U.S. soy farmers because it offers end users a more functional U.S. grown product without sacrificing yield. In this episode, learn how checkoff dollars are helping increase demand from restaurants and food manufacturers and helping farmers.

Ethanol production up, supply expands

Ethanol production and stocks both moved higher last week. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production was a six-week high at 1.004 million barrels, an increase of 21,000 from the previous week, but a decrease of 67,000 from a year ago. Some plants are coming... Read More.