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USDA expands blueberry crop insurance in Michigan

USDA’s Risk Management Agency is expanding crop insurance options for Michigan blueberry growers next year. RMA regional director Brian Frieden tells Brownfield the updates allow for better variety price protection. “They’ll be able to ensure under early, mid or late season Highbush which will allow... Read More.

High oleic trait expands this winter

The director of licensing and commercialization at Missouri Soybeans says a non-GMO high oleic soybean trait is expanding its presence this winter. Bryan Stobaugh tells Brownfield there will be new maturity groups for northern varieties of SOYLEIC available for producers. “Northern varieties are coming out... Read More.

K-State Expands Land Grant Promise Statewide

By K-State Division of Communications and Marketing Kansas State University has expanded eligibility for its Land Grant Promise to students from all 105 Kansas counties after a successful pilot for 10 counties in fall 2022.K-State is committed to fulfilling its land-grant mission by offering essential financial... Read More.

MeadowLARK Grant Program Expands Apprenticeship Opportunities in Kansas

By Kansas Commerce TOPEKA, Kan. — On July 24, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the Kansas Office of Apprenticeship launched the MeadowLARK — Leading Apprenticeship Results in Kansas — Initiative to expand the state’s Registered Apprenticeship opportunities further.“MeadowLARK is an important... Read More.

IdeaTek Expands Fiber Internet to McPherson

By IdeaTek MCPHERSON, Kan. - Thanks to an overwhelming response from residents, IdeaTek is expanding its popular ultra-fast fiber internet to McPherson residents and businesses. This expansion will give thousands of additional households access to gigabit speeds at affordable prices.The first zone was connected earlier... Read More.