MANHATTAN – Come join the discussion with Jeff Rasawehr, Ohio farmer and co-founder of Cover Crop Ranch, about integration of cover crops within a crop production system. He, plus several Kansas State University and industry experts, will discuss cover crops, pasture weed management, grazing…

MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host the Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Aug. 24 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan. A social event will be held the evening of Aug. 23 with further details to follow.

TOPEKA – USDA Rural Development Community Programs Director in Kansas, Sháne Hastings, announced that in fiscal year 2016 the agency financed 27 projects across the state totaling more than $56 million. The financing was provided by the agency’s Community Facilities Program to preserve jobs …

MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s dairy inspection program now offers training for milk haulers and samplers in an online format. This new format will ensure that training for these key members of the milk supply chain is consistent statewide and convenient to access.

MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Hays on Friday, Feb. 17, to assist farmers-market vendors and managers. This is the fourth of four regional workshops that are…

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MANHATTAN - The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Olathe on Feb. 10 to assist farmers-market vendors and managers. It's the second of four regional workshops being hosted by KD…

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MANHATTAN – To update and inform dairy producers and allied industry on findings from research projects relevant to the dairy industry, Kansas State University will host the 2017 Kansas Dairy Days in Seneca on Jan. 31 and Whiteside on Feb. 2.

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MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, the Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a session to help people earn the necessary approval to sell wild morel mushrooms.

National Association of Wheat Growers (NAWG) CEO Chandler Goule will address farmers during the annual Kansas Commodity Classic on Feb. 8. The Commodity Classic is the annual convention of the Kansas Corn, Wheat and Grain Sorghum Associations, and will take place at the Four Points by Sherat…

MANHATTAN - The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 2, in the Valu Net Fiber Smart room of the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial Street in Emporia. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribus…

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MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in an agricultural trade mission to Mexico. This mission will send Kansans who have an interest in exporting corn, distillers grains and ethanol to Mexico in an effort to increase market opportunities for …

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COLBY – Agricultural producers, consultants and experts will gather for the 14th annual Cover Your Acres Winter Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Gateway Civic Center in Oberlin. The conference is a joint venture between K-State Research and Extension and the Northwest Kansas Crop R…

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WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack invited potential conservation partners, including private industry, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, water districts, and universities to submit project applications for federal funding through the Regio…

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MANHATTAN – The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host four regional workshops in February to assist farmers market vendors and managers.

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“Growing Under Cover: A Kansas Grower’s Guide” is available from the Kansas Rural Center to help specialty crop growers in Kansas. The guide was written by Tom Buller, KRC specialty crop projects program director; Cary Rivard, Kansas State University Fruit and Vegetable Extension specialist;…