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16 improvement projects coming to the Missouri State Fairgrounds

Youth exhibitors and Missouri State Fair attendees will notice some changes this year. Director Jason Moore says there are 16 large scale improvement projects happening. One is the new arena which will break ground after the completion of this year’s fair. “I look at this building as kind... Read More.

Soil moisture improvement has a Kansas farmer optimistic

Precipitation is always a concern for a north-central Kansas farmer.   But Michael Junek tells Brownfield he’s optimistic about the year ahead. “We got a little bit of snow and sleet here the other day,” he says. “But some of our ponds are looking... Read More.

Ag Economy Barometer shows modest improvement, but concerns linger

Farmer sentiment has improved modestly month-over-month but is still well below year-ago levels, according to the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. Jim Mintert with Purdue’s Center for Commercial Agriculture tells Brownfield it was a fairly small move. “People did become just a... Read More.

The improvement in the beef-eating experience

Consumers haven’t always had access to the delicious steaks that we know and love today. John Stika, president of the Certified Angus Beef brand, says the industry wanted consumers to come back for more, and producers were tired of rolling the dice on the... Read More.