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Something You Won’t See Every Day

Something you won’t see every day on many sheep operations here in the United States.  A ram and a deer …Read More

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51st Annual Western Farm Show

The 51st Annual Western Farm Show comes to the American Royal Complex Friday, Saturday, and Sunday February 24th through the …Read More

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Agriculture Tops Useless College Majors List

Yahoo published an article in January highlighting the top five useless college majors. Number one on the list was agriculture. …Read More

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Senator Holds Ag Townhall Tonight

Safe-guarding agriculture will be topic number one tonight when State Senator Rob Schaaf of Saint Joseph hosts a townhall meeting …Read More

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Kansas Officials Oppose Feedlot Regs

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and Attorney General Derek Schmidt say the EPA is overreaching with its proposed regulation of Concentrated …Read More

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Forestry Advisory Committee Formed

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is calling for nominations to serve on a newly-formed advisory committee that will guide better management …Read More

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USDA Offering Flood-Recovery Webinar

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – The U.S. Agriculture Department is hosting a webinar for farmers affected by the 2011 Missouri River …Read More

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Kansas Officials Challenge Proposed Farm Regs

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Gov. Sam Brownback and other Kansas officials say proposed rules from the federal government would limit …Read More

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New Beef Cuts Being Made Available

State beef councils and the national Beef Checkoff Program have introduced a new retail beef marketing program that has the …Read More

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Kansas Drought Worsens; 11 Counties Moved To Emergency Status

(Topeka, KS) – Increasing drought conditions in Kansas have led Governor Sam Brownback to again update the Drought Declaration for …Read More

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Nixon Requests USDA Distaster Aid For Farms Hit By August Storms

Gov. Nixon requests disaster declaration from USDA to help farmers in seven northwest, west central counties impacted by hail, strong …Read More

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Harvest Report: Ken Pilsl

Ken Pilsl of Bartlett Grains in St Joseph joins KFEQ for the next in a series of Harvest Reports.  Ken reports that …Read More

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Gallatin Grain Dealer Pleads Guilty

The owner of the Gallatin Grain Company has pleaded guilty to mail fraud charges stemming from a scheme to steal …Read More

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EPA Ends “Myth” Of Stricter Farm Dust Regulation

The EPA is hoping to finally end speculation about the agency and farm dust. The agency on Monday wrote a …Read More

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FTAs Vote Possible Wednesday

Wednesday, both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate are expected to vote on U.S. Free Trade Agreements with Colombia, Panama, …Read More

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Renewable Energy Producing More BTUs

Eight percent of the energy produced during the first six months of 2011 came from renewable energy sources such as biomass …Read More

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Free Trade Agreements to Receive Congress’ Full Attention

Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee will hold a hearing on the Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. …Read More

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RFA Re-elects Board Members

At its annual membership meeting, the Renewable Fuels Association re-elected Chuck Woodside, CEO of KAAPA Ethanol in Minden, Nebraska, as …Read More

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Farm Bill Proposal Would Save 40 Billion Dollars

Senator Dick Lugar and Representative Marlin Stutzman have introduced the Rural Economic Farm and Ranch Sustainability and Hunger Act or …Read More

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Kansas Drought Order Triggers Emergency Water Use

An updated drought declaration for several counties in Kansas has triggered the emergency use of water from state lakes. Kansas …Read More

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Farmer Cooperatives Offer Farm Bill Direction

The executive board of the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives has approved a set of priorities for farmer co-ops in …Read More

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Missouri Corn Stocks Lowest since 1996.

    (Columbia, MO) -Inventory of old crop corn in all positions in Missouri on September 1, 2011 totaled 17.2 million bushels, down 67 …Read More

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