GREENSBURG - A second-generation farmer on the Kansas plains, Pat Janssen is making it his business to be a steward of the land.
Manhattan, Kansas – Beth Gaines has been announced as the new executive director of the Kansas FFA Foundation. Tom Hemmer, president, and CEO of the Solomon Corporation and outgoing chairman of the Kansas FFA Foundation Board of Trustees made the announcement May 31, at the start of the 89th…
Donald Bergkamp can always count on the full moon as an indicator that his wheat is ready for the cutting.
The two-story stucco home where Dr. William Wesley Wineinger lived with his wife and two small children still stands along K-96 in the middle of Dighton.
ASHLAND – Late spring and early season rains are contributing to what agricultural producers and extension specialists are calling a steady recovery for grasslands ravaged by wildfires earlier this year in southwest Kansas and northwest Oklahoma.
Spiko, an English bull terrier, was compliant as the children took turns listening to his heart and poking the otoscope into both his ears.
South-central Kansas farmers are experiencing a second year in the red as the farm economy continues to flounder.
Forget that trip to Disneyland with the family this summer.
As of Aug. 1, Comark Equity Alliance LLC will form, through the consolidation of Comark Grain Marketing of Cheney, Kansas, and Equity Marketing Alliance of Enid, Oklahoma.
Vic Thomas’ family has always wrestled with the wind.
WASHINGTON – There’s a glimmer of hope for America’s ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade, according to a U.S. survey of beekeepers released Thursday.
Water efficiency is a subject on which Jonathan Aguilar is literally an expert.
You’ve heard of inflated egos - but this is a story of an allegedly inflated ewe.
TOPEKA – Sem. Bud Estes, R-Dodge City, will try to ax a proposed $120 annual charge to water right owners to finance public schools.
There’s an old saying that wheat has nine lives.
TOPEKA – An annual school funding fee of $120 for each owner of a water right or permit to appropriate water and who uses water for irrigation purposes is included in the State Senate’s new school finance bill.
PAWNEE ROCK – There wasn’t time to take shelter at Steve Morgan’s home on the west edge of Pawnee Rock, next to a field of turning wheat.
STAFFORD - Luke Alpers has never seen the ocean.
A wet spring and an outpouring of support from friends, neighbors and generous strangers near and far are helping northeastern Colorado slowly begin to recover from a 30,000-acre March wildfire, according to Dan Firme, one of a half-dozen people who have been coordinating relief efforts sinc…
After several months of examining budgets and learning from other states, Kansas 4-H will implement a $15 program fee for participants beginning Oct. 2.
KINGMAN - The Kingman County Commission signed a local disaster declaration Monday for damage from heavy rainfall received May 10 through 12.
WICHITA - A government report says recent rainfall across much of Kansas has delayed planting but continues to improve pasture quality.
A group of area folks have a unique way of getting to Arlington for some of Carolyn Bontrager’s famous pie next Saturday.
SOLOMON — When Chapman resident Ken Wood had farm equipment on his more than 500 acres of land destroyed by an EF-4 tornado on May 25, he never thought he’d be able to use any of it again.
MANHATTAN - The second Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom summer conference is fast approaching.
WICHITA - The Agriculture Department is forecasting a far smaller U.S. winter wheat crop than a year ago, led by a downturn in expected production out of Kansas.
MANHATTAN – In 2009, ambitious and newly-minted with a master’s degree, Christian Cruz wanted to help wheat farmers in his native South America with a disease that has devastated the crop for nearly 30 years.
There is an old saying “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over.”
With every field damaged to some extent from the weekend blizzard, Garden City farmer Dwane Roth doesn't expect to be seeing a bin-buster this year.
TOPEKA – “Probably, it’s an uphill battle” for an industrial hemp production bill to clear the Legislature this year, said Rep. Les Mason, R-McPherson, on Thursday morning.
After 21 years in the same location, No Till on the Plains will be moving its multi-day conference from Salina to downtown Wichita next January.
Dennis McKinney couldn’t wait any longer.
"It's too early to tell," was the theme of day 1 of the 2017 Wheat Quality Council's Hard Winter Wheat Tour across Kansas.
Jim Sipes should be out planting grain sorghum.
Everything went right with the warning systems at the National Weather Service on May 4, 2007.
John Fischer doesn't mince his words about the current farm economy.
Wichita County wheat grower Rick Horton has concerns about this year's wheat crop.
With grain still on the ground near his farm in Wallace County, farmer David Schemm stresses the importance of trade with Mexico.
BURDICK - An application to inject wastewater from oil and natural gas operations into a well in an area of east-central Kansas that is near a fault zone and national park is garnering opposition.
Kansas supporters don’t want to be left off the hemp bandwagon.
Pretty Prairie, Kansas, population 680, had a moment in the spotlight during the confirmation hearings for new Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt.