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Regen ag leader hopeful farm bill brings more incentives

A sustainable ag professor says he expects the next farm bill to encourage farmers and ranchers to adopt some regenerative agricultural concepts. Michigan State University Center for Regenerative Agriculture Co-Director Jason Roundtree tells Brownfield no-till and cover crops are conservation practices that come with... Read More.

Early planting brings damping off considerations

A Pioneer agronomist says wet and cold planting conditions can increase the potential of seedling diseases.   Matt Montgomery says farmers could see an increased risk of damping off – the rotting of seeds in the soil and destruction of newly emerged seedlings by... Read More.

Ohio Farm Bureau brings policy concerns to D.C.

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation members shared a wide range of policy issues impacting agriculture in recent meetings with members of Congress. Advocacy chairman Matt Aultman tells Brownfield farmers are concerned about profitability this year with operating costs remaining high and incomes projected lower. “Year over... Read More.

NK Seeds brings more corn hybrids to market in 2024

NK Seeds corn product manager Matt Dolch says the company is bringing more great hybrids to the market. “It just speaks to the horsepower, speed, precision, and power coming out of the Syngenta R&D engine.” Speaking to Brownfield at the 2024 Commodity Classic in Houston,... Read More.

Unseasonable Midwest warmth brings back memories of 2012

Warmer temperatures have Midwest farmers thinking about fieldwork and recalling another recent mild late winter.  Eric Snodgrass, chief science fellow at Nutrien Ag Solutions, says the unseasonably warm and dry conditions have raised concerns… “It is likely going to be one of the warmest winters... Read More.

El Nino brings weather extremes to U.S.

A weather expert says the current slow-moving storm system that is bringing blizzard conditions to the plains and mild temperatures elsewhere is bringing welcome moisture to places that need it. Meteorologist Matt Makens tells Brownfield in mid-December, the atmosphere started to show a pattern... Read More.

Convoy of Hope Brings Help to Families in Need on July 29th

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Several Hutchinson churches are partnering to sponsor Convoy of Hope’s free drive-thru event on Saturday, July 29th, at 9 a.m. on the Kansas State Fairgrounds. The mission is to bring help and hope to families in need.Rain or shine, Convoy of... Read More.