By Blue Dragon Sports Information HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The Hutchinson Community College football team remains No. 1 for the fourth-straight week in the NJCAA Division I Rankings, which were released on Monday. The Blue Dragons moved to 4-0 for the season and earned their first Jayhawk... Read More.
INTERVIEW: Scott Dickey, Beck’s Agronomist An agronomist says crop conditions have been variable across the Corn Belt. Scott Dickey (pictured above) with Beck’s says some crops have recovered from widespread drought that occurred through late June. “You look at kernel counts on some of these fields... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures and rainfall across much of the country. Cooler-than-normal conditions will be confined to the northern Plains and upper Midwest. Meanwhile, drier-than-normal weather should be limited to the western... Read More.
Looking ahead, the 6- to 10-day outlook calls for the likelihood of near- or above-normal temperatures and rainfall across most of the country. Cooler-than-normal conditions will be confined to the northern Plains and upper Midwest. Meanwhile, drier-than-normal weather should be limited to areas west... Read More.
The CEO of the U.S. Grains Council expects Canada to remain a top customer of U.S. ethanol. Ryan LeGrand tells Brownfield the Canadian government has adopted a low-carbon fuel standard with ethanol at the center of the fuel mix. “Many provinces up there are going... Read More.
Scattered rains brought little relief to Wisconsin crops last week. USDA statistician Greg Bussler says there were reports of severe weather damaging crops in northwestern Wisconsin with some fields being a total loss. One of those storms centered in Barron County included large... Read More.
The cost of a July 4th cookout is down slightly compared to last year, according to the latest American Farm Bureau marketbasket survey. Chief Economist Roger Cryan says that Americans are paying more at the grocery store than they were two years ago. “While prices... Read More.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation says the recently announced grace period to fully implement Proposition 12 in California provides certainty for producers. The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced last week that pork produced before July 1 could be sold until December 31. Erin... Read More.
The Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Ag Committee says investments in broadband are critical to the success of rural America. “We used to think in terms of the three R’s as in roads, railroads, and runways, and you can throw water into... Read More.
Michigan’s state climatologist says rains the past few days have brought the most significant precipitation the state has had since April. Ag meteorologist Jeff Andresen tells Brownfield, “Many areas picked up more than an inch, some spots more than two inches.” Unfortunately, he says moisture... Read More.
May farm equipment sales indicate continued optimism in the ag economy. Curt Blades with the Association of Equipment Manufacturers says combine and four-wheel drive tractor sales grew by more than 50 percent. “That points to the true ag market being relatively optimistic. And as... Read More.
The tropical depression over the Gulf of Mexico is expected to dissipate over the next day or two while drifting southward. However, occasional showers may linger for the next several days across Florida’s peninsula. Farther north, developing drought will remain a concern in much... Read More.