LAWRENCE, Kan. (KUAthletics.com) - Kansas men’s basketball will travel to the University of Illinois and partner with the Fighting Illini in a charity exhibition game set for Oct. 29 at State Farm Center, with proceeds from the game being donated to the Hawai’i Community... Read More.
An ag meteorologist says cattle producers who have been battling drought stress won’t see any relief anytime soon. Matt Makens says the chance for significant rain events in parts of Iowa, Missouri, and northern Illinois looks bleak. “What we’re seeing is that August doesn’t... Read More.
Crop stress from a lack of moisture was partially offset by cooler temperatures last week across Iowa. Ag Secretary Mike Naig says USDA’s latest crop report from the state shows despite dry conditions, the below average temps provided some relief for corn and soybeans. Field... Read More.
A central Illinois farmer says his crops have received much-needed relief from ongoing drought. Rob Shaffer says the last 30 days have been critical. “I would have told you on June 20th that we were 2012 all over again,” he said. “That was the... Read More.
Crop conditions showed some improvement last week following widespread rain in Michigan. As of last Sunday, the USDA says 10 percent of soybeans are blooming with 30 percent in good to excellent condition while corn is rated at 33 percent. Dry beans are 85... Read More.