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Challenging work & low pay factors in veterinary technician shortage

An educator says there’s not only a shortage of veterinarians but also veterinary technicians. Sarah Steger is an instructor for Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin and is also a certified veterinary technician.  She tells Brownfield the veterinary technicians are often compared to nurses... Read More.

Missouri farm to pay fine, back wages

A Missouri farm must pay back wages and a fine because of a U.S. Department of Labor investigation. Missouri Vegetable Farm LLC, and its owners Benjy and Robert Proffer, will pay back wages of $394,159 to 102 H-2A temporary visa workers and 105 U.S.... Read More.

Solar generation does not pay every farmer equally

Many farmers across the country have been approached by energy companies and developers, asking them to consider having solar energy panels on their farms, but Compeer Financial’s David Dinnerman says not every farmer is getting paid the same. ...

Bayer ordered to pay $2.25B in Pennsylvania Roundup case

A jury in Pennsylvania has ordered Bayer to pay $2.25 billion as part of a Roundup lawsuit. Court records show the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas ruled in favor of the plaintiff, who claimed Roundup caused his cancer diagnosis after using the product for... Read More.

Have You Paid Your 2022 Real Estate Taxes?

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Reno County has provided a list for taxpayers prior to a future newspaper publication required by state law. Changes in address, mailing errors, and other miscommunication often result in taxpayers missing a payment. This notice is an effort... Read More.