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Nunn lauds House work on farm bill

U.S. Congressman Zach Nunn says he’s optimistic House lawmakers can pass Chairman Glenn “GT” Thompson’s $1.5 trillion farm bill. “We all agree that we’ve got to have farm in the farm bill and that so far has moved forward with broad support despite some... Read More.

Challenging work & low pay factors in veterinary technician shortage

An educator says there’s not only a shortage of veterinarians but also veterinary technicians. Sarah Steger is an instructor for Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin and is also a certified veterinary technician.  She tells Brownfield the veterinary technicians are often compared to nurses... 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.

No work on FY25 budget until FY24 has passed Congress

Leaders on the Senate Ag Appropriations Subcommittee say work can begin soon on next year’s spending bills if Congress can meet their upcoming deadline to pass the current fiscal year spending package. Chairwoman Tammy Baldwin from Wisconsin says lawmakers will start hearings in the... Read More.

U.S. 50 Lighting Work in Reno County to Begin

By Kansas Department of Transportation RENO COUNTY, Kan. — Work will start soon on a lighting project on U.S. 50 in Reno County.The Kansas Department of Transportation project will be at U.S. 50 and Scott Boulevard, in... Read More.