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Minnesota farmer factors mild winter into cropping plans

A southcentral Minnesota farmer is factoring mild winter conditions into her plans for the upcoming growing season. Rose Wendinger of St. James says it’s been warmer and drier than normal the past few months. “We’re looking at all the research that we can for our... Read More.

K-State Plans Junior Beef, Sheep Days

By K-State Research and Extension news service MANHATTAN, Kan. – Registration is now open for a pair of events that encourage youth to increase their knowledge about livestock production and management.Officials at Kansas State University have announced the dates... Read More.

U.S. Senators very concerned about IPO plans for JBS

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has expressed deep concerns about the New York Stock Exchange IPO (Initial Public Offering) plans for Brazilian meat-packing giant JBS S.A. JBS is one of the four largest meat packers in the United States. In a... Read More.

Prices put pork expansion plans on hold

A pork producer says while he would like to expand, several factors are causing him to wait. Tim Kruithoff farms about 2,700 acres of row crops and finishes 25,000 market hogs annually with his family in West Michigan. “With the prices being not necessarily friendly,... Read More.

FHSU December Commencement Plans Underway

By University Communications HAYS, Kan. – Fort Hays State University will recognize approximately 1,157 graduates during its fifth annual fall commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 15 (in person) and Saturday, Dec. 16 (virtual).Graduates who have chosen to... Read More.

Lindsborg Changing Plans for EPIC Grant

By Lucky Kidd LINDSBORG, Kan. — The City of Lindsborg is making a change in plans for use of an EPIC grant it was awarded earlier this year through the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Council.The original plan... Read More.