By Dave Skretta KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals made official their deal with starting pitcher Michael Wacha on Monday, a $32 million, two-year pact that includes a player option for 2025 and incentives based on the number of innings he pitches. The... Read More.
By the Kansas Office of the Governor TOPEKA, Kan. — Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced the Kansas Department of Agriculture is receiving nearly $25 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support water conservation and groundwater management... Read More.
K-State’s Carter says no-cost help available to farmers, small businesses By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – The director of the Kansas Energy Program says a federal grant program that has pumped more than $1.2 million into the state since 2016... Read More.
Photo provided by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture. Volunteers are packing carrots for distribution in an Indiana food bank. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture have announced that Indiana’s 11 food banks will receive $2 million to... Read More.
The USDA is investing $33 million toward 82 research, extension and education projects at the nation’s historically black 1890 Land-grant Universities. The projects are part of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Capacity Building Grant Program that strive to improve curriculum, recruitment and... Read More.
Projects supporting urban agriculture and innovative production are being funded through $7.4 million worth of grants from the USDA. The funding will help grant recipients like community gardens and non-profit farms increase food production and access in economically distressed communities, provide job training, and... Read More.
A start-up company says it’s developing an eco-friendly $750 million fertilizer plant that will increase supplies for the Western Corn Belt and produce zero-carbon ammonia. Farmer Andy Jobman says Project Meadowlark’s facility in the Central-Nebraska town of Gothenburg will diversify the region’s fertilizer production.... Read More.
Legislation providing 150 million dollars in one-time state funding from the budget surplus to improve agriculturally important local roads that are often posted with weight limits has been signed into law. Governor Tony Evers tells Brownfield, “We had a nice group of... Read More.