OMAHA, Neb. — After four years of growing and selling produce in the heart of Omaha, Ali Clark has become expert at yanking out her black raspberry bushes and replanting them at another site.
WICHITA – Weather extremes have reignited farmers’ interest in planting cover crops, a traditional farming practice that is gaining renewed popularity in Kansas and other states as a way to help combat climate change and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to it.
TOPEKA – The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) recently awarded High Plains Public Radio of Garden City $3,494 in support of “High Plains Public Radio Readers Book Club.” Kathleen Holt serves as the project director. The project features a series of on-line and on-air discussions of books reco…
LAS VEGAS – Radioactive well-water contamination could threaten some 1,400 people in a rural farming community if federal regulators allow the nation’s deadliest nuclear waste to be buried in the Nevada desert, state officials said in a report issued Friday.
LOS ANGELES – The sugar and corn industries ended their billion-dollar bitter battle over sweeteners Friday in a secret out-of-court settlement.
WASHINGTON — What's for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human consumption in the United States.
MANHATTAN – Stakeholders gathered to hear about Kansas’ efforts to preserve water – but Gov. Sam Brownback admitted he was a little distracted with world issues.
The Kansas Department of Agriculture is considering increasing fines for people ignoring the state’s mandate to report annually the volume of water they pump from wells or for exceeding limits on water use.
Kansas has more than 6,000 dead towns. Here are a few of them I traveled to as a Hutchinson News journalist.
HITSCHMANN – Time after time, Pete Krier admits, Mother Nature has taken him back to square one.