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Hutch and Halstead Sunday Storm Updates

By Lucky Kidd HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Hutchinson City officials are evaluating the extent of damage from last night's high winds and determine response plans.The most important thing to note is Hutchinson residents will be responsible for their... Read More.

Commerce Updates ROZ Student Loan Repayment Program

By the Kansas Department of CommerceTOPEKA, Kan. — Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced significant changes to the Rural Opportunity Zones (ROZ) program that could increase participation in student loan repayments for people moving to rural Kansas... Read More.

South American crop size updates out soon

A global strategist for grain and oilseeds with Rabobank says he’s keeping a close watch on South America’s crop production as harvest advances. Stephen Nicholson says Brazil’s first corn and soybean harvest are about halfway complete, but combines are moving fast. “It’s not going to... Read More.

Corn growers eager to see GREET model updates

Updates to the Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions and Energy Use in Technologies or GREET lifecycle model are expected later this week and National Corn Growers Association president Harold Wolle tells Brownfield… “Ag Secretary Vilsack and EPA Administrator Regan will be at the Commodity Classic... Read More.

Ag and infrastructure updates included in MO state of the state

Governor Mike Parson is proposing additional investments in agriculture and infrastructure in the next fiscal year. In his state of the state address on Wednesday, Parson said broadband infrastructure is needed, along with expanding I-44. “We’re announcing our recommendation to establish the I-44 improvement... Read More.

USDA proposing updates to foreign ag land reporting form

USDA’s Farm Service Agency is updating the form it uses for foreign ag land reporting so the agency can capture more information for its annual reports. When a non-U.S. citizen or company purchases ag land in the United States, they are required report the... Read More.

Proposed policy updates might affect grain movement in Argentina

A senior market advisor with Total Farm Marketing says currency and trade tax adjustments proposed by a newly elected leader in Argentina could make the country’s commodities more competitive globally. Naomi Blohm says Argentina’s new president wants to lower the value of the peso... Read More.