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Significant Work Remains in China Trade Talks
Significant Work Remains in China Trade Talks Crops | 04/09/2019

Significant work remains in trade talks with China, according to a statement from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer’s office.

Kansas Wheat Condition 58 percent good/excellent
Kansas Wheat Condition 58 percent good/excellent Crops | 04/08/2019

According to USDA-NASS as of Sunday, 58% of Kansas wheat is in good/excellent condition, 11% jointed. Corn planting at 2%.

USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features
USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features Crops | 04/04/2019

The Department of Agriculture says changes to Farmers.gov will help producers manage their farm loans and navigate the application process for H-2A visas.

Corn-Ethanol Greenhouse Gas Emissions Lower Than Standard Gasoline
Corn-Ethanol Greenhouse Gas Emissions Lower Than Standard Gasoline Crops | 04/04/2019

A new study released this week from the USDA shows that greenhouse gas emissions from corn-based ethanol are 39 percent lower than regular gasoline.

K-State looking for farmers to participate in agricultural research
K-State looking for farmers to participate in agricultural research Crops | 04/03/2019

A Kansas State University scientist is putting out a call to the state’s producers who may want to participate in university-managed research.

Flooding Impact: More than One Million Acres of Farmland Damaged
Flooding Impact: More than One Million Acres of Farmland Damaged Crops | 04/02/2019

More than one million acres of farmland are reported to be damaged from historic flooding so far this year. Satellite data analyzed for Reuters shows the “bomb cyclone” weather event left wide swaths of nine major grain producing states under...

Corn Back On Top of the USDA Prospective Planting Report
Corn Back On Top of the USDA Prospective Planting Report Crops | 04/01/2019

A summary of the USDA Quarterly Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings Report shows that corn is once again the acreage leader this year.

Showcase top yields and quality in the National Wheat Yield Contest
Showcase top yields and quality in the National Wheat Yield Contest Crops | 03/30/2019

The National Wheat Foundation (NWF) is currently accepting grower enrollment for the 2019 National Wheat Yield Contest.

New Commissioners Elected to Kansas Commodity Commissions
New Commissioners Elected to Kansas Commodity Commissions Crops | 03/29/2019

The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced the results of recent elections held for the state’s five grain commodity commissions. Those elected will serve three-year terms and the terms will commence on April 1, 2019.

Report: 55% of Corn Acres Face Potential Flooding
Report: 55% of Corn Acres Face Potential Flooding Crops | 03/28/2019

A report from Plantalytics says current conditions in the Corn Belt leave 55 percent of the nation’s corn acreage at risk of flooding

Kansas Water Technology Farms Report Now Available
Kansas Water Technology Farms Report Now Available Crops | 03/27/2019

Water Technology Farms were developed four years ago as part of the Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas.

RFA Congratulates KAAPA Ethanol on 15th Anniversary
RFA Congratulates KAAPA Ethanol on 15th Anniversary Crops | 03/27/2019

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) congratulated member company KAAPA Ethanol LLC on its 15th anniversary of commencing operations