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Farm bill extension likely, Sen. Marshall says

U.S. Senator Roger Marshall says a new farm bill isn’t likely to get passed this year. “I think we’re looking at another extension and I’m sorry to say that,” he said. “I’m not going to do a bad bill. This is a five-year bill.... Read More.

Another farm bill extension might be a possibility

Some members of Congress have different expectations for when a new farm bill can be passed.  Ohio Republican Senator JD Vance tells Brownfield another one-year extension of a farm bill is not out of the question. “I think there’s a small chance, yeah, that we... Read More.

Pork producers applaud line speed extension

The National Pork Producers Council is applauding the recent announcement that the USDA is extending a pilot program that allows processing plants to run at increased line speeds.  Duane Stateler, an Ohio producer and president-elect of NPPC, tells Brownfield… “I’m glad they got the line... Read More.

New vice chancellor of MU Extension named

The new vice chancellor with the University of Missouri Extension says scaling up the programs offered across the state is his top priority. Extension programs connect land-grant universities with communities for non-formal education and events. Chad Higgins tells Brownfield there are many needs in... Read More.

Mizzou to host the Digital Agriculture Research and Extension Center

The new Digital Agriculture Research and Extension Center at the University of Missouri plans to compare and connect emerging digital technologies with farmers. Co-director Dr. Jianfeng Zhou tells Brownfield research will include using artificial intelligence to analyze crop production data and management solutions. “To generate... Read More.

Extension helps ease concerns over farm bill delays

The head lobbyist for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says he isn’t worried about the farm bill delay, yet.  Ethan Lane says, “We’ve never done a farm on time, that’s never a thing that’s happened.”  He tells Brownfield the lengthy process isn’t out of... Read More.

Another pork line speed extension possible

A decision is coming soon on pork processing line speeds, and industry leaders are optimistic. Since the end of November, six U.S. pork processors have been operating under an extended USDA trial of the Swine Slaughter Inspection Service to allow third-party worker safety experts... Read More.

Tang Agrees to Extension through 2029-30 Season

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KStateSports.com – After a record-setting first season, head coach Jerome Tang has agreed to new 7-year contract through the 2029-30 season to continue his leadership of the Kansas State men's basketball program, Director of Athletics Gene Taylor announced on Monday afternoon (September 25).The new contract replaces... Read More.