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Kansas Supreme Court Orders New Trial in Reno County Case

By Lucky Kidd HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The Kansas Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Hutchinson man whose testimony in his own defense from an April 2019 case was halted and struck from the record during his trial.

USDA continues evaluating milk marketing orders

(Photo: Economist Roger Cryan questions Kevin Krentz during the recent USDA Federal Milk Marketing Order hearing) A producer who served on the American Farm Bureau’s national dairy committee says it will still be a while before USDA releases federal milk marketing order proposals. Kevin Krentz... Read More.

Farmers Union features farm bill tweaks in special orders of business

The National Farmers Union has approved six special orders of business, prioritizing fairness for farmers, dairy policy reform, cooperative business models and the farm bill. NFU President Rob Larew says the organization supports an increase in reference prices and tweaks to crop insurance in... Read More.

Hearing on milk marketing orders resumes January 16th

An American Farm Bureau economist expects USDA’s hearing on milk pricing could wrap up early in the new year, but the process is far from over. Danny Munch says the Federal Milk Marketing Order hearing restarts in Carmel, Indiana January 16th after a holiday... Read More.

Supplier says year-end fertilizer orders are steady

A fertilizer retailer says he’s had a steady stream of year-end purchases.  Grant Wandrey is the location manager for GROWMARK in Amherst Junction and Wautoma, Wisconsin. He tells Brownfield, “We’re busy in our prepaid season, yup. This is a busy time... Read More.