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KDHE Announces the Beginning of the Harmful Algal Bloom Season

By the Kansas Department of Health and Environment  TOPEKA, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) are announcing the beginning of the Harmful Algal Bloom season.

Wet, cold beginning to 2024 for Missouri

January was colder and wetter than normal for much of Missouri. The USDA says statewide temperatures averaged 3 degrees below normal, while precipitation was more than 2 inches higher than average, pulling soil moisture levels higher and bringing some, but not all, of Missouri... Read More.

Support for beginning farmers remains priority for Minnesota Corn

Supporting new and beginning farmers is a priority for the Minnesota Corn Growers. President Dana Allen-Tully says the topic reemerged during the association’s annual meeting last week. “We spent some time cleaning up our resolution book, things that were accomplished last year like the Beginning... Read More.

Ohio’s Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Program gaining momentum

Ohio State University Extension expects more farmers to take advantage of the state’s new Beginning Farmer Tax Credit. OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program Director Peggy Hall tells Brownfield this is the first tax season many farmers will benefit because of a needed certification program... Read More.

Beginning farmers more affected by market volatility

An ag lender suggests new and beginning farmers are affected more by market volatility. Chris Fitzloff with Compeer Financial tells Brownfield price fluctuations impact all farmers. “But it seems like our beginning farmers get affected a little bit more, and things are typically a little... Read More.

City of Hutchinson Road Construction Beginning Sept. 26

By Ad Astra News HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The City of Hutchinson sent out a reminder to the community and travelers coming through that construction begins today, Sept. 26 at 17th & K-61. Be prepared for the following:  One-lane traffic in... Read More.

Chamber Blue of Kansas 2024 Enrollment Beginning Soon

GREAT BEND, Kan. – Employers looking to explore health benefit offerings will have another opportunity to review or renew the new Chamber Blue of Kansas health insurance offering. Chamber Blue is an innovative partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) and Chamber... Read More.