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The corn needs a drink of water

Dry conditions are worsening in parts of Missouri and a seed advisor with Beck’s Hybrids says it’s time to irrigate the corn. “We are ready for that drink.” Clarissa Cauthorn says adequate subsoil moisture is needed to grow a good corn crop and rain... Read More.

Keep Water Safety Top of Mind this Boating Season

Safe Kids Kansas, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks provide tips for families during National Safe Boating Week By Safe Kids Kansas/KDHE/Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks TOPEKA, Kan. — With almost 100... Read More.

Rural Water District 101 Nitrate Level

By Reno County Kansas Government RENO COUNTY, Kan. – (Revised from March 11, 2024) – Nitrate levels have continued to be above allowable limits in Rural Water District 101, which serves the Yoder area. On April 8, 2024, a 3-year routine... Read More.

Ag groups give feedback on federal water legislation

Missouri agriculture groups are giving their feedback on what should be included in the Water Resources Development Act. The federal legislation (WRDA) outlines the projects the Army Corps of Engineers will work on to improve the nation’s inland waterway system and other water resources. “We’ve... Read More.

Indiana Farm Bureau continues work on water quantity issues

The president of Indiana Farm Bureau says there are concerns a proposed high-tech corridor in Boone County could create water quantity issues for the state’s farmers. The Indiana Economic Development Corporation has proposed a pipeline project that would send up to 100 million gallons... Read More.