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House Appropriations subcommittee approves 2025 USDA funding cuts

A House Appropriations subcommittee is proposing more cuts to the USDA’s budget. During Tuesday’s markup of the 2025 budget, Ranking Member Sanford Bishop stressed the need to better fund the Economic Research Service and National Agricultural Statistics Service. “This year, NASS was unable to complete... Read More.

Nunn lauds House work on farm bill

U.S. Congressman Zach Nunn says he’s optimistic House lawmakers can pass Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson’s $1.5 trillion farm bill. “We all agree that we’ve got to have farm in the farm bill and that so far has moved forward with broad support despite some... Read More.

Salina Rescue Mission Open House

By Salina Rescue Mission SALINA, Kan. — The Salina Rescue Mission Open House will be held at 1716 Summers Road Summers Road Saturday, April 27th, 2024, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.The Salina Rescue Mission... Read More.

Kansas House Passes AM Radio Support Resolution

By Lucky Kidd On a 109-14 vote the Kansas House of Representatives Wednesday passed and sent to the Senate a resolution supporting efforts to keep AM radios in vehicles, endorsing the Federal AM Radio for Every Vehicle Act.The AM... 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.

EATS Act faces GOP opposition in U.S. House

Legislation in the U.S. House that would address Proposition 12 is getting some pushback by a group of Republicans. In a letter to House Ag Committee Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson, the lawmakers said the Ending Agricultural Trade Suppression (EATS) Act should not be included... Read More.

U.S. House advances appropriations package

The U.S. House has advanced a package of six appropriations bills that would fund several federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The ag appropriations bill includes several provisions; fully funding the Women, Infants and Children Program and giving USDA’s Farm Service Agency... Read More.