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Herbicide-resistant weeds haunting soybean growers are forcing the resurgence of a retro-farming technique the experts refer to as “hand-roguing.”
When I was a kid, it was simply called “walkin’ beans.”
Big crowds, cool weather at Four State Farm Show
The 40th annual Four State Farm Show welcomed over 20,000 visitors this past weekend in Pittsburg, Kan.
Final preparations taking place for the 40th Four State Farm Show
The Four State Farm Show is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and preparations are well underway.
A Girard FFA member returned from this year’s Kansas State FFA Convention as the organization’s new vice president.
Record beans, less corn planted
American farmers have planted less corn than in any year since 2010 but more soybeans than ever, as expected.
Edna man is world champion auctioneer
Blaine Lotz of Edna, Kan. proved his world-class auctioneering talent recently at the Livestock Marketing Association’s World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Knoxville, Ia.
North American cattle numbers tight
Record high feeder cattle prices leave no doubt that U.S. feeder cattle supplies are extremely tight. On January 1, estimated feeder supplies were down 2.7 percent over the previous year amid indications of heifer retention.
Wheat yields, quality better than expected
Wheat harvest is underway around the area and early reports are looking better than many producers had previously thought.
Kansas farmland prices remain stable in June
Stable farm incomes, timely rain and international instability have helped keep Kansas farmland values relatively unchanged from a year ago, despite concerns from some economists that an agriculture bubble might be on the verge of deflating.
Cattlemen tour Osage Hills ranches
Miles of cattlemen in trucks snaked through the Osage Hills last weekend for the 80th annual Osage County Cattlemen’s Tour.
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