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2023 red meat, poultry, dairy stocks down from 2022

2023 ended with tighter supplies of red meat and poultry in cold storage than 2022. The USDA says the red meat total at the end of last year was 929.03 million pounds, 99.198 million pounds less than the previous year, largely due to better... Read More.

2023 poultry production tops 2022

U.S. poultry production in 2023 was 52.58 billion pounds, an increase of 439.663 million pounds from 2022. The USDA says most of that was chicken at 46.975 billion pounds, up 196.257 million on the year, with turkey at 5.457 billion pounds, 234.676 million more... Read More.

Michigan specialty crop farms see increase in 2022 Census

The latest Ag Census finds Michigan has lost more than 2,000 farms and nearly 300,000 acres of farmland since 2017, but there were some surprising increases. NASS Director for the Great Lakes Region Marlo Johnson tells Brownfield, “The number of farms and land and... Read More.

2023 U.S. egg production below 2022

U.S. egg production declined from 2022 to 2023. The USDA says that for the year ending November 30th, 2023, production totaled 109.526 billion eggs, slightly lower than the previous year, with a larger number of laying hens, up to 382.338million head, canceled by lower... Read More.

KBI Releases Amended 2022 Statewide Crime Statistics

By The Kansas Bureau of Investigation TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) released an amended 2022 Kansas Crime Index Report on Nov. 16. The report compiles crime statistics reported to the KBI by state and local... Read More.

Have You Paid Your 2022 Real Estate Taxes?

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Reno County has provided a list for taxpayers prior to a future newspaper publication required by state law. Changes in address, mailing errors, and other miscommunication often result in taxpayers missing a payment. This notice is an effort... Read More.