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Winter wheat average on OK-KS line

A custom harvester says the winter wheat crop is average at the Kansas-Oklahoma border. Ryan Haffner says the wheat was really stressed at one point and there was some damage. “Test weights are still good. Protein is ok. The yields are variable 25 to... Read More.

Winter wheat harvest average on OK-KS line

A custom harvester says the winter wheat crop is average at the Kansas-Oklahoma border. Ryan Haffner says the wheat was really stressed at one point and there was some damage. “Test weights are still good. Protein is ok and yields are variable from 25 to... 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.

Vilsack expects poultry line speed waiver extensions

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says USDA will likely extend the waivers allowing faster poultry processing line speeds.  He says, “I think we will see an extension of this because we want to make sure we get the right information about whether or not... 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.

Pre-Camp Breakdown: Looking at the Chiefs’ Defensive Line

By: Matt McMullen, Chiefs Reporter ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (chiefs.com) - The Kansas City Chiefs' veterans report to training camp in just a few days, and with the annual pilgrimage to St. Joseph nearly here, we're examining every position group on the roster heading... Read More.