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K-4 Crack Repair Project is Set in Rice County

By Kansas Department of Transportation RICE COUNTY, Kan. — Work will begin soon on a K-4 crack repair project in Rice County.The Kansas Department of Transportation project will be on K-4 from the Barton/Rice county line on... Read More.

U of I project comparing soils a century apart; help needed

A new project at the University of Illinois could help researchers better understand how soil has changed in the past century. Andrew Margenot, associate professor of soil science, tells Brownfield the project is a unique opportunity… “All states had some kind of soil survey, but... Read More.

Evansville Mayor comments on CHS crush plant project

An elected official says there has been progress towards building Wisconsin’s first soybean crushing facility. Evansville Mayor Dianne Duggan tells Brownfield the officials from CHS will soon come to Evansville to close the real estate deal, giving CHS ownership of the land, which has... Read More.

Project GREEEN turns 25

Michigan has invested more than $136.5 million into the state’s largest plant agriculture research initiative over the past 25 years. Michigan State University Ag Bio Research Director George Smith tells Brownfield Project GREEEN (Generating Research and Extension to meet Economic and Environmental Needs) has... Read More.

Conservation Action Project trialing zero P

A voluntary group of farmers in northwest Ohio is studying how crops utilize legacy phosphorus. Conservation Action Project coordinator Alan Sundermeier tells Brownfield growers are experimenting with how much phosphorus crops really need. “If you have soils like we have here that have the background... Read More.