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Farm Bureau Insight: Taking Pride in Agriculture

By Glenn Brunkow, Pottawatomie County farmer and rancher We are clearly in the middle of fall and that means harvest. Harvest is one of the...

Central Valley Ag Awards 20 Students With $1,000 Scholarship

(York, NE) – Central Valley Ag (CVA) is pleased to announce 20 students as recipients of the 2019-2020 CVA Scholarship Program. Each student will...

Young Farmers and Ranchers Attend Statewide Leadership Conference

MANHATTAN - Farmers and ranchers from across Kansas gathered in Manhattan Feb. 7-9 for the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) leaders conference. More...

KDA to Host Regional Agribusiness Development Workshops in March

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host four Regional Agribusiness Development Workshops in March 2020 to provide Kansas rural communities with...

National Sorghum Producers Announce 2019 Yield Contest Winners

LUBBOCK, Texas (Dec. 17, 2019) – National Sorghum Producers is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 NSP Yield Contest. Producer yields are...

Cloud Co. Comm. College Breaks Ground On New Ag Facility

Cloud County Community College broke ground on a new agriculture facility Thursday morning. College President Dr. Adrian Douglas welcome those in attendance and thanked the...

‘Get Big Or Get Out’ Farming Has Left Kansas Towns Struggling For Survival

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service DIGHTON, Kansas — A billboard along Interstate 70 boasting about the productivity of Kansas farmers may say more...

New Crop, Old Problems: Record Rain Hurting Kansas’ First Try At Growing Hemp

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service PLEVNA, Kansas — P.J. Sneed walks through his small greenhouse in central Kansas checking on rows and rows...

Farm Bureaus Make An Attempt At Affordable Health Insurance, But Plans Exclude Some

UPDATE: Governor Laura Kelly allowed HB 2209 to become law on Friday. This story was written before it became law. By Jim McLean -...

Trump Signs Executive Order Promised To Boost Ag Industry

President Donald Trump hosted a farmer’s round table discussion at the White House on Tuesday alongside newly confirmed and sworn-in Secretary of Agriculture Sonny...

Kansas Headlines

Kansas Senate Republicans Swiftly Shut Door On Proposed Medicaid Expansion Amendment

By Noah Taborda - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Efforts to expand Medicaid in Kansas were dealt a blow Wednesday after an amendment to do just...

Legislature Moves Quickly To Spare Kansas Towns From Financial Ruin Over Gas Bills

By Sherman Smith - Kansas Reflector TOPEKA — Kansas lawmakers moved with lightning speed Wednesday to pass legislation providing $100 million in low-interest loans to...

Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Conservation Regulation

MANHATTAN, Kansas — A public hearing will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to consider the revision of a regulation...

KDHE Launches Mobile Testing Unites

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) is launching three mobile testing units for COVID-19 in order to expand testing access...

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Kansas News Service

Some COVID-19 Tests Come With ‘Criminal’ Prices, Experts Say, So Get Tested For Free Instead

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service A year into the pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become easier to get — just not necessarily cheaper. If you...

Investigation Continues After Three Wichita Police Officers Are Injured By Possible Booby Trap

By Tom Shine - Kansas News Service Local and federal authorities continue to investigate a shooting that injured three Wichita police officers. Police said the officers...

Kansas Customers Left To Pay The Price After Winter Storm Sends Natural Gas Prices Soaring

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Last February, the city of Cheney, Kansas – located just west of Wichita – paid about $2 per...

Kansas Foster Care Providers Say They’ve Gotten Better, But Critics Say They Need To Do Better

By Nomin Ujiyediin - Kansas News Service The long-troubled foster care system in Kansas got hit with yet another complication over the last year. Pandemic complications...

Ex-KU Med Center Official Pleads Guilty To Tax And Embezzlement Charges

By Dan Margolies - Kansas News Service A former administrator at the University of Kansas Medical Center pleaded guilty on Tuesday to bank fraud and...