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Unseasonable Midwest warmth brings back memories of 2012

Warmer temperatures have Midwest farmers thinking about fieldwork and recalling another recent mild late winter.  Eric Snodgrass, chief science fellow at Nutrien Ag Solutions, says the unseasonably warm and dry conditions have raised concerns… “It is likely going to be one of the warmest winters... Read More.

Large farmland sales continue across Midwest

An ag economist says farmland prices are showing no signs of slowing down. Ernie Goss with Creighton University says prices have expanded for 51 straight months. “With other opportunities out there not as strong, farmers are buying up their neighbors’ properties when the property... Read More.

Midwest land values hit new peak; rate of increase slows

Ag land values in the Midwest continue to rise. The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reports values in the Seventh District saw an annual increase of six percent in 2023.  However, David Oppedahl, Fed policy advisor, says that increase has slowed… “It was a little... Read More.

Small grains cost share available in 5 Midwest states

Farmers in five Midwest states are eligible to earn up to $20 an acre for raising a small grain this year. Lydia English with Practical Farmers of Iowa says the cost share program is for growers of barley, oats, cereal rye, triticale, and wheat... Read More.

Pipeliners’ Bats Not Enough Against MidWest Moos

By: Grant Barrett, Ad Astra Radio McPHERSON, Kan. - The McPherson Pipeliners played their third game in three nights on Wednesday, as they hosted the Midwest Moos at Light Capital.McPherson would find themselves trailing 4-3 after the bottom of the fourth... Read More.

McPherson College Hosts Most Unique Car Show In Midwest

MCPHERSON, Kan. - One-of-a-kind classic automobiles will be displayed during the 23rd Annual C.A.R.S. Club Motoring Festival at McPherson College on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A few of the cars expected on the field this year include the 1951... Read More.