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Mike Lewis has seen a lot of cattle through the years. An average of about 3,500 head come through his Pratt Livestock Auction every Thursday, and the 77-year-old has been in the business since he was 19.

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  • By Mary Clarkin Our Capitol Bureau
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TOPEKA - Permitting heavier grain and livestock tractor-trailers on Kansas roads and extending agriculture-related fees came before separate legislative committee hearings Thursday in Topeka.

  • By Patricia Middleton Staff Writer
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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…

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  • By JUNO OGLE Kansas Agland
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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.