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Kansas Leopold Conservation Award Program Seeks Nominees

Sand County Foundation, the Kansas Association of Conservation Districts (KACD) and the Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) are accepting applications until June 2 for the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award.... Read More

New Report Highlights Research Breakthroughs at Area Universities

Iowa State University and 10 other research universities, including the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kansas State University, have joined the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation to call for stronger federal support of the food... Read More

DuPont Pioneer and CNH Industrial Enable Growers to Get Connected

DuPont Pioneer and CNH Industrial today announced an agreement to enable wireless data transfer capabilities between EncircaSM services and the advanced farm management systems of AFS Connect™ from Case IH and PLM™ Connect from New Holland Agric... Read More

Health-Care Researchers Seek Kansas Voices for Ag Industry Survey

Kansas farmers, ranchers and their employees are being asked to participate in a nationwide survey about health-care choices in the agriculture industry. “This survey is a chance for farmers and ranchers to make their voices heard about their ex... Read More

New Discovering Farmland Curriculum Allows Students to Gain Real-World Insights on How Their Food is Grown and Raised

When today's youth stroll down grocery store aisles with their parents, labels on food and produce may elicit questions on health, safety or nutrition. With each generation further removed from agriculture, U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance's (USF... Read More

USDA Announces Funding to Improve Rural Electric Infrastructure in Nine States

"USDA continues to be a partner with cooperatives and utilities to expand and modernize the rural electric grid," Glendenning said. "These loans represent the latest efforts to create jobs, help grow the rural economy, and support new technology." ... Read More

Precision Ag Makes Farming More Sustainable, Profitable

Lincoln, Neb. — Farmers have numerous sources of technology and data available to use in their operations, but many producers struggle with what kind and how much technology they need.  Understanding which technologies and datasets are important... Read More