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Bushton Proud Committee to Host Karaoke & BBQ Night

By the Bushton Proud Committee BUSHTON, Kan. — The Bushton Proud Committee will host a Karaoke & BBQ Night on Saturday, April 20, at the Bushton Community Center, 301 N. Main Street, Bushton.Happy Hour, with alcoholic and... Read More.

Senate Ag Committee members introduce Farm Transition Act

A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would help farmers transition farmland ownership and address current barriers. Senate Ag Committee member Mike Braun, an Indiana Republican, tells Brownfield more than 370 million acres of farmland are estimated to change hands over the next... Read More.

House Ag Committee discusses U.S.-China relationship

The House Ag Committee is taking a closer look into China’s connection to U.S. agriculture. “The world is watching us today.” In a hearing on Wednesday, U.S. trade ambassador and Indiana farmer Kip Tom told lawmakers China is stealing intellectual property from the United States... Read More.

Lawmakers discuss SNAP funding during House Ag Committee hearing

Some lawmakers say food security needs to be the top priority in farm bill discussions. During a House Ag Committee hearing Wednesday, Ranking Member David Scott of Georgia said hunger cannot be overlooked. “We want to reduce hunger. Hunger is a serious problem.” He says... Read More.

Bushton Proud Committee to Host Valentine’s Dinner

By the Bushton Proud Committee BUSHTON, Kan. — The Bushton Proud Committee will host a Valentine’s Dinner on Saturday, February 10, at the Bushton Community Center from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. followed by cards and games through 11:00 p.m.... Read More.

MO farmer elected to Young Farmers and Ranchers Executive Committee

A central Missouri farmer will serve on the executive committee for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmers and Ranchers in 2024. Clarissa Cauthorn tells Brownfield she’ll take over as the vice-chairman in March. “That means I’ll help lead our group of 18 appointments across... Read More.

ASA committee member focused on conservation

A farmer recently elected to the American Soybean Association executive committee says conservation is a focus. Jim Kukowski farms in Roseau County in northern Minnesota and tells Brownfield he wants to ensure programs are voluntary. “I don’t want to be led from the top, I... Read More.