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Five Pawnee County Students Honored for Perfect Assessment Scores

By Lucky Kidd PAWNEE COUNTY, Kan. — Four students at Fort Larned Elementary School and one from Pawnee Heights were honored by the Pawnee County Commission Monday for achieving perfect scores on state assessment tests earlier this spring.

Michigan corn farmers vote down assessment increase

Michigan corn farmers narrowly voted against increasing program assessments. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says 52 percent of producers, representing 57 percent of bushels represented in the ballots, voted no to a penny per bushel increase for the Corn Marketing Program... Read More.

Should Michigan’s corn assessment increase?

Michigan corn farmers are deciding if they want to double the assessment for the state’s checkoff program. Executive director of the Corn Marketing Program of Michigan Jim Zook tells Brownfield the organization’s referendum passed with overwhelming support last year to continue the program for... Read More.