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.
Corn Source: New corn disease is a growing concern, especially in a wet year.
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For many growers, 2019 has been a challenging year for planting and growing crops in a weed-free environment. Grain sorghum, in particular, is greatly dependent on a successful pre-emergence program.
A team of Kansas State University wheat scientists are tapping into 10,000 years of evolution in the plant's genetic code as part of their continued efforts to understand how historic processes that shaped modern wheat can help to improve the varieties grown by today's farmers.