WICHITA - A government report shows Kansas had fewer farms and ranches last year and fewer acres used for agriculture.
DODGE CITY – In Dodge City Thursday, some businesses closed. Some had just a few employees to operate.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Chinese national living in Manhattan, Kansas, is guilty of conspiring to steal proprietary rice seeds developed in the U.S. and giving them to visitors from China.
This current spring-like weather has gardeners itching to bury seed potatoes in the ground.
With their water wells dropping, two farmers from the far southwest corner of Kansas flew a 1967 Cessna Wednesday morning to Topeka – all in support of hemp.
Thanks to timely rains last year, Mount Hope-area farmer Jeff Winter figures on some of his fields he pumped half the amount of water that he normally uses to irrigate his crops.
The Kansas Water Office’s Equus-Walnut Regional Advisory Committee will meet to discuss current water issues affecting the basin as well as the state.
BUHLER – No bull – livestock again will take over downtown Buhler.
Effort on to save rural school
MANHATTAN, Kan. – A winter storm that brought ice and snow to parts of Kansas in mid-January pushed the statewide average precipitation to 1.60 inches, more than double the normal amount for the month, but did little to relieve extremely dry conditions in all but the state’s midsection.
DODGE CITY – Just like church folk, Mike Sherow lumbered up the stairs of Winter Livestock and found his usual seat – smack dab in the center of everything.
It cost Barber County about $1.5 million to fight the Anderson Creek Fire.
The Kansas Natural Resources Conservation Service will offer a total of $2 million in financial assistance over a four-year period to ranchers hurt by the wildfire.
The Sunflower Foundation Board of Trustees has approved a statewide $120,000 pilot project focused on supporting community-based strategies to address food access needs in rural areas, such as strengthening local grocery stores.
On weekdays Sam Bontrager is just another commuter traveling along K-96 heading to work in Hutchinson.
GREENSBURG – In essence, it is about telling the story of how American farmers are stewards of the land.
With Kansas' Ogallala Aquifer continuing to decline, a Haskell County farm family tested the age-old water law adage "First in time, first in right," and won.
TOPEKA – Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt and Kansas Department of Agriculture Secretary Jackie McClaskey are urging government officials to consider that Kansas landowners have implemented efforts to protect the lesser prairie chicken and that a threatened or…
TOPEKA – Garden City Mayor Chris Law wasn’t in Topeka Tuesday, but he would have liked what was said.
GALVA - The Mid Kansas Coop grain elevator, a gathering place for Galva's farming community for nearly 60 years, is now a seasonal facility that will only be open during grain harvest and anhydrous ammonia season. The change took effect on Jan. 20, according to a letter from MKC Vice Preside…
The calls are coming in to Sen. Pat Roberts’ office from his constituents.
It will be a year this February since the doors of St. John’s grocery store closed.
ARLINGTON − Grant Bontrager’s birthday is a day he always ponders his existence.
Lane County farmer Vance Ehmke calls himself one of those guys who sees a dark cloud in front of every silver lining.
MANHATTAN – After the ice storm that struck Kansas last weekend, many people – especially in the middle of the state – are dealing with damaged trees. Ward Upham, extension associate for Kansas State University, said tree damage often leaves homeowners with a decision about whether a tree ca…
LA CROSSE — The ups and downs of the oil and agriculture industries reaches throughout northwest Kansas, but a home-grown company demonstrates that, when well-tended like its namesake, business will remain steady and even grow.
TOPEKA - Rep. Troy Waymaster, R-Bunker Hill, learned about a Show Me Rural Jobs Act program in Missouri to increase economic development job growth in rural areas.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The nation's first farm bill hearing will take place in Kansas.
MEADE – Off a dirt road on an abandoned farmstead in Meade County, Rex Buchanan searched for a metal pipe hidden in tall weeds.
With mountains of wheat piled at elevators not far from his west-central Kansas farm, Ron Suppes is hopeful about America’s next agriculture secretary.
TOPEKA – Kansas wildlife officials are fighting declining interest in outdoor activities among millennials, with lawmakers eyeing possible culprits that include poor cell reception and support for animal rights.
After three years, Kansas’ First District has a voice on the United States House Agricultural Committee.
They might not be a Barefoot Contessa, at least not yet.
CULLISON – In a time of poor crop prices and a slumping farm economy, prosperity is visible on the outskirts of this tiny Pratt County town.
WICHITA - More than 7,400 acres of Kansas grasslands have been included in the U.S. Department of Agriculture's program for grasslands conservation.
The Victory Electric Cooperative out of Dodge City was reporting thousands of outages Monday morning in western Kansas.