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Kansas Grain Commodity Commission seeks candidates
Kansas Grain Commodity Commissions announced they will begin accepting applications for candidates in central Kansas seeking a seat on one of the state’s five grain commodity commissions — corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, wheat and sunflowers.
KSU Beef Stocker Field Day slated 9/26
Presentations on beef stocker economics to environmental impact to cattle health and more are planned for Kansas State University’s 2013 Beef Stocker Field Day on Sept. 26.
Garden for Good: Inmates finding peace, helping community
On about one and one-half acres of fertile Kansas soil, neatly-kept rows of tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, potatoes and other produce greet visitors to the Hutchinson Correctional Facility.
Inter-State Fair Buddy Barrow show
The Inter-State Fair was special for a Pittsburg, Kansas, man on Wednesday, Aug. 14.
Jason Greenwood was Grand Champion for the Buddy Barrow show in Coffeyville.
Allen rancher recognized by AQHA
When a cowboy has been spending eight hours a day horseback every day since childhood, he wants to be well mounted.
BQA certification workshops
The Beef Cattle Institute (BCI) at Kansas State University and the Kansas Beef Council are partnering to host seven advanced beef cattle care and health training workshops during August and September.
Additional CRP practices approved in 66 Kansas counties
Adrian J. Polansky, State Executive Director of the Kansas Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced today that emergency haying and grazing of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practices CP-25-Rare & Declining Habitat, CP8A-Grass Waterways, CP23-Wetland Restoration, CP23A-Wetland Restoration Non-Floodplain, CP27-Farmable Wetlands Pilot Wetland and CP28-Farmable Wetlands Pilot Buffer acreage has been approved for 66 counties in Kansas.
National Beef Cook-Off Regional Award won by Kansan
April Sadler from Topeka, Kan., beat out thousands of entries in the 2013 National Beef Cook-Off contest, funded by the Beef Checkoff, to win a tasty $1,500 prize. Sadler joined six other regional finalists in winning the honor with her Pesto-Pepper Jack Sliders.
Fire and rescue training offered at K-State
Grain-related entrapment, engulfments, asphyxiations and entanglements are safety concerns for those who work on farms and in commercial grain facilities.
KDA advisory board application due Sept. 1
The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Agricultural Advocacy, Marketing and Outreach team (marketing program team) is seeking talented Kansans to serve on the program’s newly created advisory board. Any interested Kansan who currently resides in the state is eligible to apply.
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