By Lucky Kidd HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The 2023 Kansas State Fair is off to a good start. Fair Board members were told Sunday just over 35,000 people went through the gates Saturday, with close to 5,000 attending the Carly... Read More.
Additional state funding will help researchers at Michigan State University continue to study the impact of conservation practices on the Great Lakes. Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering researcher Ehsan Ghane tells Brownfield water management is just as essential as nutrient management to reduce phosphorus loading. “Nutrients... Read More.
Winter wheat harvest is wrapping up in the Great Plains where a pair of farmers say their crop was a mixed bag. Central Kansas farmer Keith Miller says drought, weed pressure and winter kill destroyed most of his crop. “We ended up killing 90... Read More.
Some farmers across the Great Plains say recent timely rains have improved drought conditions and dramatically turned around their crops. “Those crops are some of the best I’ve seen in years.” Western Kansas grower Clay Schemm tells Brownfield he expects above average yields for his... Read More.
A cattle producer in southwest Missouri says fescue is making about half of the tonnage of a normal year. Adam Whitesell from Dade and Greene Counties has been baling hay in the last week and says the weather extremes are confusing the forage. “In September... Read More.