GARDEN CITY – Corn and sorghum are the focus at the K-State Southwest Research-Extension Center’s Fall Field Day on Aug. 25. The center is at 4500 E. Mary St. in Garden City.
MANHATTAN - The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension are seeking specialty crop producers to take part in the Statewide Survey of Specialty Crop Production.
GARDEN CITY - The Kansas Water Office is offering a chance to see a Water Technology Farm at a field day on Aug. 2. The event will highlight technology used at T&O Farms in Finney County.
DODGE CITY - The Western Kansas Manufacturers Association (WKMA) is gearing up for the 62nd Annual 3i Show, set for Oct. 13-15 at the Western State Bank Expo Center in Dodge City. Show hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
MANHATTAN - The nutrient composition of grazed forages frequently does not meet the requirements of the grazing animals. For example, winter forages are often low in protein and digestible energy while winter/spring grazed wheat has an excess of protein. In order to optimize the use of forag…
TOPEKA – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Tuesday it is dropping its listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species, formally ending a heavily politicized debate that drew the ire of western Kansas conservatives.
MANHATTAN – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) in Kansas has announced that dairy producers can enroll for 2017 coverage in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy starting July 1. The voluntary program, established by the 2014 Farm Bill, gives financial assistanc…
Where the state has declined to take assertive action to save the groundwater resources in western Kansas, two farmers have taken the initiative and shown everyone else that conservation is the only way.
Kansas has more than 6,000 dead towns. Here are a few of them I traveled to as a Hutchinson News journalist.
NEKOMA – When a town dies, you don’t expect people to pay to turn it into a museum.