By Brenna Eller After being the owners of KIKS and KIOL in Iola, Kan., for over 20 years, Tom Norris and his wife Monica wanted to know that their stations would be taken care of. Because of his long history with Ad Astra... Read More.
GEARY COUNTY, Kan. — Motorists traveling I-70 through Junction City in Geary County can expect delays due to an ongoing pavement replacement project. The Kansas Department of Transportation reports extended delays which can be expected during weekday... Read More.
Dairy groups are encouraging farmers and consumers to comment on the Food and Drug Administration’s draft guidance for dairy labeling before it’s too late. Brody Stapel Brody Stapel with Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative tells Brownfield it’s important for consumers to know what’s in their food.... Read More.
The president of the American Farm Bureau Federation says he is optimistic the new farm bill will be completed by the end of the year. Zippy Duvall tells Brownfield the four agriculture committee leaders have confidence a bill can pass the finish line, but... Read More.
The Minnesota Board of Animal Health has confirmed the state’s first case of anthrax in livestock since 2013. Senior veterinarian Dr. Katie Cornille says the disease sickened multiple cattle and a horse in Kittson County in the northwest corner of the state. “The most important... Read More.
A north central Iowa farmer says recent rains have been just what his crops need. Brent Renner grows corn and soybeans near Klemme and tells Brownfield it had been abnormally dry going into the last week of June. “But we have pretty consistently the last... Read More.
Pressure is mounting on lawmakers to pass a new farm bill before the current bill expires. House Majority Whip Tom Emmer was recently asked by Brownfield Ag News if he thinks that will happen. “Well for me, it would be a massive failure if it... Read More.
Southern Indiana farmer Ben Kron says rain over the weekend provided some relief to crops. “We probably didn’t get a rain for about at least three weeks, if not a little bit more,” he says. “We had gotten to a point where we were... Read More.
The U.S. Dairy Export Council says the volume of exports in April had its largest month-to-month decline in four years with weakness in nearly all categories. U.S. milk export volumes were down 13 percent while values dropped 17 percent to more than $697 million... Read More.
Three-fourths of farmers surveyed in the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer say it’s a bad time to make large investments in their operations. Jim Mintert is the survey’s principal investigator and director of Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture. “The Farm Capital Investment Index... Read More.