When someone says "farmer," odds are you will think of a man. It's not fair, but that's the way it is - a misperception.
September 14th, a day created specifically for farmers and ranchers at the Kansas State Fair!
Sugarcane Aphids found in Commanche County & Clark County (Kansas)
After soil testing, the nutritional plant analysis is the most important tool to understand what is happening in the plant regarding the nutritional effects on its physiology.
With each generation becoming further removed from agriculture, many teachers and students today have not had the opportunity to visit rural America, tour a farm or ranch, or meet someone who works in production agriculture.
July means county fair time is here! Be sure to support your local 4-H and FFA programs by attending county fairs!
Public info meeting was held to discuss the ED Co. water applications made by Cities of Hays/Russell
A public information meeting was held on June 21, 2018 to discuss the applications. Recordings of the KDA-DWR and City of Hays presentations and the WaterPACK/Keller presentation can be viewed on YouTube.
Cotton acres doubled in Kansas in the 2017 growing season, and total bales ginned more than doubled. Acres are expected to increase another 40% to 130,000 acres this year.
A public informational meeting will be held on Thursday, June 21, to discuss the applications submitted by the cities of Hays and Russell to change the use made of water, points of diversions, and places of use for the R9 Ranch water rights. The meeting will be conducted at 1:00 PM at the Twilight Theatre in Greensburg.
"Continuous improvement in yield based on deeper understanding of photosynthesis is a breakthrough for plant sciences and for farmers around the world."
With summer temperatures expected to reach 100 today, please be sure you are staying hydrated and look out for the signs of dehydration and severe heat issues.
This year, we will again have TWO wheat harvest categories for you to enter your photos into.
For the week ending June 3, there were 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas.
Soil pH has a direct effect on nutrient availability.
Achieving high sorghum yields, especially for yields over 200 bushels, requires thoughtful planning about multiple aspects of crop management. In many cases, this means focusing on the fundamentals, or as they say, getting back to the basics.