Recognizing the high levels of stress affecting America’s farmers and ranchers, Farm Credit, American Farm Bureau Federation and National Farmers Union have partnered on a program to train individuals who interact with farmers and ranchers to recognize signs of stress and offer help.
HPJ: A healthy lifestyle consists of a mixture of habits. Diet, exercise, sleep and other factors all must be in balance. Similarly, a sustainable farm operates on a balanced plan of soil, crop, and water management techniques.
Over the past decade, the U.S. has slowly fallen behind other countries in its ability to timely and accurately predict storms and weather events.
FFA drover her to teach. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln educated her further. She made her way to the small school district of Wayne in northeast Nebraska to teach high school students.
This year will be recorded as one of the most memorable but only as a matter of the degree of difficulty, as farm and ranch families experienced challenges few thought were possible a year ago.
The refuge’s decision to not request water in 2020 has helped to relieve the situation for now.
For Brian Dunn, a farmer, cattleman and swine producer north of St. John, Kansas, the Quivira water issue isn't just an issue for today's management decisions. it's an issue that will alter the trajectory of this three sons who want to return to the family farm some day.
Almost every day, another major food company or agribusiness sends me their plans to be eco-friendlier, carbon-neutral, sustainable or regenerative. Clearly, there's a strong movement to mesh business and environmental goals and perhaps, build public support along the way.
From Kansas City to Garden City and Sharon Springs to Liberty, members of the newest class of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership program jumped into their first seminar recently to become better acquainted and hear updates on the state of agriculture and rural communities.
U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Kansas, Lynne Hinrichsen, highlighted that USDA is providing $150 million in grants through the agency's Community Facilities Program.
Kansas State University researchers studying a fungal disease capable of taking out an entire wheat crop are finding new evidence that the pathogen is even more feisty than they originally thought.
This article is from the High Plains Journal recaps current research and the recent Water Technology Farm Field Day that was held on August 23 in Central Kansas.
As days get hotter and drier, the population of spider mites increases. The damage caused by these creatures also increases.
What is the benefit of fostering your kid's vibrant voice? They may become a next generation farm advocate.
The workplace culture created by the owners and management can go a long way in attracting and retaining the “people coefficient” in the business equation.