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Credit coming for decades old soil health practices

Farmers who’ve been implementing soil health practices for years aren’t always recognized for that work in new voluntary carbon market programs, because companies who want to reduce their carbon footprint “they’re looking for new tons of carbon to be sequestered.” But Alan Weber with... Read More.

Wiley Elementary Teacher Wins Heartland Credit Union Grant

By Hutchinson Public Schools HUTCHINSON, Kan. — For the 2023-24 school year, Heartland Credit Union has awarded $3,800 total for 10 projects through its Celebrate Academic Success with HCU (CASH) Grants. Stephanie Suppes, Third Grade Teacher at Wiley Elementary... Read More.

Credit Card Routing Mandate Proposal Will Harm Consumers

By D. Gene Dikeman II, President-CEO of The Bank of the Plains and Chair-Elect of the Kansas Bankers Association Board of Directors Senators Roger Marshall (R-KS) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) have introduced legislation expanding government routing mandates to the credit card market. It is important... 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.