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Sen. Moran Urges Continued Negotiations on the Stalled Farm Bill

By the Office of U.S. Senator for Kansas Jerry Moran  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) spoke on the Senate Floor calling on his colleagues and leadership of the Senate Committee on Agriculture to resume negotiations on a new Farm Bill. “American agriculture is... Read More.

Vilsack urges Congress to restore funding for WIC

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is urging Congress to fully fund the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). During a call with reporters Thursday, the Secretary said WIC is critical to providing nutrition and health support for those in need.  “Of... Read More.

Grassley urges action on EATS Act with Prop 12 fully in place

A U.S. Senator is urging Congress to act fast with Proposition 12 now fully in effect. Iowa Republican Chuck Grassley says California’s “terrible” law will result in higher prices for pork producers and consumers, and could lead to interstate trade wars. “Congress must act quickly... Read More.

K-State Ag Economist Urges Producers to Review Crop Insurance Options

By Pat Melgares, K-State Research and Extension News Service MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas State University agricultural economist is encouraging farmers to know their options before considering a pair of crop insurance policies that would allow them to increase their coverage for row crops beyond... Read More.