Just a few fields left in fall harvest run

As of Sunday, most of the corn, soybeans, sorghum and sunflowers have been harvested for 2017. USDA predicts a record corn yield and soybean production. In January USDA will release final numbers and a first look at the wheat crop.Continue

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All Kansans, not just farmers, affected by NAFTA, Trade

Kansas Association of Wheat Growers President, Ken Wood of Chapman says , as a Kansas wheat farmer, he is proud that faremers produce food to feed the world, but lately the rhetoric about trade coming out of Washington has him concerned..

Give Thanks for Our Nation's Farmers

When you sit down at the family dinner table this Thanksgiving and count your many blessings, be sure to take a moment to acknowledge the contributions of our nations farmers.

Farmers Receive 11 Cents of Thanksgiving Retail Food Dollar, NFU Farmers Share Shows

Farmers and ranchers take home just 11.4 cents from every dollar that consumers spend on their Thanksgiving dinner meals, according to the annual Thanksgiving edition of the National Farmers Union (NFU) Farmers Share publication.

Livestock Haulers Get Waiver From ELD's Regulation

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted drivers who haul livestock a 90-day waiver from a regulation that could have negative effects on animal well-being, a move hailed by the National Pork Producers Council.

Rural Mainstreet Index Indicates Economic Weakness

The Creighton University Rural Mainstreet Index dipped from Octobers weak reading and remained below growth neutral, according to the November monthly survey of bank CEOs in rural areas of a 10-state region dependent on agriculture and/or energy.

Updated Agricultural Economic Impact Reports by Kansas County Available

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated economic impact of agriculture by county. , the interactive map can be used to find the agricultural economic facts for each of the 105 counties in Kansas at agriculture.ks.gov.

Congressional Tax Plans Jeopardize the Farm Safety Net, CBO Analysis Says

Amidst the steepest drop in farm profitability in a generation, U.S. Congressional leadership is proposing tax reform legislation that would jeopardize all funding for farm bill commodity safety net programs.

Fall Crop Progress is Progressing...Harvest ending soon

As of Sunday, USDA-NASS says 70% of corn has been harvested, soybeans 90%, sorghum 82% and sunflowers 70% nationally. 91% winter wheat seeded with 75% emerged. 55% of wheat is good/excellent condition.

Beef Checkoff Relaunches Iconic Brand

Americas beef farmers and ranchers are leveraging the strong equity of Beef. Its Whats For Dinner. to reintroduce the brand to a new generation of consumers.

Over 180 Groups Call on House to Preserve Section 199, Ensure Farmers Do Not Face Tax Increase

Over 180 agricultural organizations, cooperatives and other agribusinesses have sent a letter to the House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi opposing repeal of the Domestic Production Activities Deduction, also known as Section 199.

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