By the Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking feedback from Kansans for the 2024 Custom Rates Survey to collect information on rates paid for agricultural custom work. The survey is administered... Read More.
Many would have thought food insecurity hit all-time highs during the COVID-19 pandemic. But Allison O’Toole, CEO of Second Harvest Heartland, a food bank based in Minnesota, says that’s not the case. AUDIO: Healthy Living on food insecurity and the farm bill ...
Twenty-five percent of corn and soybean growers continue to expect cash rental rates to rise next year, according to the latest Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Minter is the survey’s principal investigator and director of the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture. “That’s probably... Read More.
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNS/KSNT) — Critics of Evergy’s plan to hike electricity rates in Kansas warn that higher prices would put the health of elderly people in danger. Evergy says its first increase to base rates in five years is less than the inflation over... Read More.
One out of four corn and soybean farmers surveyed expect 2024 cash rental rates in their area to be higher than this year, according to the latest Purdue University-CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Mintert is the survey’s principal investigator and director of the... Read More.
A farm financial officer says knowing the true costs of production is critical during times of high interest rates and inflation. Sarah Adams with Farm Credit Mid-America tells Brownfield margins are getting slimmer which means there’s less room for error. “If you know what it... Read More.