Time is running out for Illinois farmers to apply for funding aimed at strengthening the state’s food supply chain. Raghela Scavuzzo, executive director of the Illinois Specialty Growers Association says the 6.3 million dollars from the Illinois Resilient Food System Infrastructure program is a... Read More.
Governor Mike Parson is proposing additional investments in agriculture and infrastructure in the next fiscal year. In his state of the state address on Wednesday, Parson said broadband infrastructure is needed, along with expanding I-44. “We’re announcing our recommendation to establish the I-44 improvement... Read More.
By the Kansas Office of the Governor TOPEKA, Kan. — Governor Laura Kelly announced today that the State Finance Council (SFC) approved the transfer of $15.8 million from the State Water Plan Fund to facilitate water projects that address... Read More.
Construction will begin next year for the first major facility upgrades in nearly 60 years for some agricultural research facilities at Michigan State University. AgBioResearch Director George Smith tells Brownfield the infrastructure improvements would not be possible without strong support from industry stakeholders. “This will... Read More.
Russia has carried out another attack on Ukraine’s port infrastructure. Matt Bennett with AgMarket.Net tells Brownfield the air strikes targeted some port and grain storage facilities along the Danube River. “It just seems to me that anytime you see some sort of a concerted... Read More.
By the Kansas Office of the Governor TOPEKA, Kan. — Today, Governor Laura Kelly, alongside the Kansas Infrastructure Hub (KIH), announced the launch of the Build Kansas Fund, which provides state matching dollars to Kansas communities for infrastructure projects... Read More.
RENO COUNTY, Kan. — The county owned Woodie Seat Bridge over the Arkansas River, and the city owned infrastructure located north of the bridge, south of Avenue C, will be closed to all through traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 18 for road and... Read More.
By Kansas Office of the Governor TOPEKA, Kan. – Governor Laura Kelly announced on Aug. 2 that the Broadband Equity Access and Deployment (BEAD) Initial Proposal Volume 1 is available for public viewing and comment. The BEAD 5-Year Action Plan, along with Volume... Read More.
The Biden administration is awarding $25 million to expand the use and availability of biofuels. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the Inflation Reduction Act dollars will go toward 59 infrastructure projects across 15 states. “We are looking for ways in which we can provide... Read More.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded a $6.46 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service’s Resilient Food... Read More.
The Biden administration is investing $4 billion in low-carbon infrastructure upgrades for the nation’s ports to help make the shipment of ag commodities more efficient. Michael Regan, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, says the new Clean Ports Program will help reduce pollution at... Read More.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. - The City of Hutchinson recently announced the launch of the Hutch Housing Infrastructure Grant Program, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). This program is designed to respond to the negative impacts on housing as a result of the Covid-19... Read More.