By Kansas Department of Transportation KDOT is hosting nine meetings this fall as part of the Eisenhower Legacy Transportation Program (IKE) Local Consult process. KDOT holds Local Consult meetings every two years to discuss regional transportation project priorities with Kansans. Attendees will have an opportunity to... Read More.
By Kansas Department of Transportation DODGE CITY, Kan. – Governor Laura Kelly and Kansas Transportation Secretary Calvin Reed today announced that 35 local and off-system bridge projects across the state will receive a combined total of $42.3 million as part of two local bridge improvement... Read More.
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.
New bipartisan legislation in the U.S. House would expand federal dollars to support state nutrition programs and local food purchases. Co-sponsor Dan Kildee, a Michigan Democrat, tells Brownfield the bill would expand the Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program which provides funding for projects that... Read More.
Across the Corn Belt, showers and thunderstorms extend southwestward across the Great Lakes region. However, much of the Midwest is experiencing hot, dry weather, with variable impacts on reproductive to filling corn and soybeans. Heat- and drought-related concerns are most acute in the... Read More.
A new effort by the State of Wisconsin and two farm groups is helping get more locally-grown food to the people who need it. The Wisconsin Local Food Purchase Assistance Program is funded by the state’s Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection. Forrest... Read More.
Photo provided by National FFA Organization FFA members from across the country are in the nation’s capital this summer to learn how to be changemakers and impactful leaders in their communities. Facilitator Luc Sproles says a highlight of the Washington Leadership Conference is students... Read More.
The Michigan Craft Beverage Council is recruiting farms for a statewide crop directory. Director Jenelle Jagmin tells Brownfield the effort is meant to support Michigan’s agricultural supply chain in the craft beverage industry. “The crops that we primarily will focus on for the craft beverage... Read More.