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Kansas Winter Wheat 59% Good/Excellent
Kansas Winter Wheat 59% Good/Excellent Crops | 04/17/2019

According to report from USDA-NASS, the Kansas winter wheat crop is 59% good/excellent with 26% of the wheat jointed. Also corn planting is 6% finished as of Sunday.

Some Fear China Trade Deal Will Leave Farmers Worse Off
Some Fear China Trade Deal Will Leave Farmers Worse Off Crops | 04/17/2019

Some in agriculture fear a trade deal with China will leave farm trade worse off than before the trade war began

U.S. Agriculture Disappointed in EU Trade Talks Without Ag
U.S. Agriculture Disappointed in EU Trade Talks Without Ag Crops | 04/17/2019

U.S. agriculture is disappointed in the European Union’s failure to include agriculture in trade talks with the United States.

Census shows cover crop acreage surged 50% in 5 year period
Census shows cover crop acreage surged 50% in 5 year period Crops | 04/16/2019

The adoption of cover crops as a key soil health practice continues at a rapid rate throughout the country, according to new data from the 2017 Census of Agriculture

USDA Announces Changes to Future WASDE Reports
USDA Announces Changes to Future WASDE Reports Crops | 04/16/2019

The Department of Agriculture Monday announced changes to future World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates Reports.

April Is National Soyfoods Month
April Is National Soyfoods Month Crops | 04/14/2019

During April, National Soyfoods Month, the Kansas Soybean Commission is introducing the 2019-2020 Soyfoods Guide.

USDA Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress
USDA Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress Crops | 04/12/2019

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the implementation status of the 2018 Farm Bill.

Perdue Unhappy with Vietnam Decision on Glyphosate
Perdue Unhappy with Vietnam Decision on Glyphosate Crops | 04/12/2019

The Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development made the decision to ban the importation of glyphosate. U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue says he’s extremely disappointed in the decision.

K-State: Know risks to livestock before planting cover crops
K-State: Know risks to livestock before planting cover crops Crops | 04/11/2019

A Kansas State University extension specialist is encouraging the state’s cattle producers to study up on some of the more common cover crops before they plant this spring.

Disaster Aid Uncertain in Congress
Disaster Aid Uncertain in Congress Crops | 04/11/2019

Disaster aid for states hit by flooding is more uncertain as Congress nears recess and ag lawmakers seem at odds over what producers need.

March U.S. Ag Equipment Sales See Growth in Some Sectors, Drops in Others, Per AEM Report
March U.S. Ag Equipment Sales See Growth in Some Sectors, Drops in Others, Per AEM Report Crops | 04/11/2019

The month of March saw mostly positive numbers for U.S. sales of Ag tractors and combines according to the latest sales data from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM).

USDA WASDE Lowers Corn Use, Soybean Imports
USDA WASDE Lowers Corn Use, Soybean Imports Crops | 04/10/2019

The latest World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates released Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture reduces projected corn use and calls for lower soybean imports.