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KDA Animal Health to Host Regional Workshops

By the Kansas Department of Agriculture MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health will host regional meetings across the state this summer to discuss critical topics related to the livestock industry in Kansas. KDA encourages livestock... Read More.

Bluestem Communities Welcomes New Health Care Leaders

By Bluestem Communities NORTH NEWTON, Kan. —  Bluestem Communities has welcomed new talent to its team of health care leaders. Jenna Synder, RN, BSN, has assumed the role of Director of Nursing at Schowalter Villa in Hesston, and Jaime... Read More.

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.

Protecting the health of the U.S. cattle herd

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the push-back on the USDA’s decision to allow imports of Paraguayan beef is solely about protecting the health of the U.S. cattle herd. Kent Bacus, director of Government Affairs with NCBA, says the US food supply is the... Read More.

A Look at Mental Health and Wellness in Ag

In this week’s Managing Mental Health, a partnership with the Missouri Department of Mental Health and Brownfield Ag News, Director of Trauma Services Rachel Jones says it’s important to care for yourself and others when dealing with the stresses of working in agriculture.