K-State, Kansas Corn set schedule for annual Kansas Corn School

K-State, Kansas Corn set schedule for annual Kansas Corn School

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A popular educational series that provides training and updated information for corn producers in the Midwest is scheduled to kick off in January. K-State Research and Extension agronomist Ignacio Ciampitti said registration is now open for the 2023 Kansas Corn School, which will be held in four…
Smith Statement on EPA’s Proposed Fuel Standards

Smith Statement on EPA’s Proposed Fuel Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE), Co-Chair of the Biofuels Caucus released the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency released its proposed renewable fuel standards for 2023, 2024, and 2025: “I appreciate EPA’s effort to support biofuel market stability by proposing renewable volume obligations for the next three years.…
Nebraska Extension launches new strategic direction

Nebraska Extension launches new strategic direction

Nebraska Extension is rolling out its 2023-2027 strategic direction, captured in three ambitions designated as “The Big 3:”  Strengthen Nebraska agriculture and food systems.   Inspire Nebraskans and their communities.   Enhance the health and wellbeing of all Nebraskans.  This strategic direction is primarily based on ongoing conversations with people from across…
U.S. Live Holiday Plant Imports Reach $80 Million In 2022

U.S. Live Holiday Plant Imports Reach $80 Million In 2022

Christmas trees and poinsettias are iconic symbols of the holiday season. While the vast majority are grown in the United States for domestic use, a small share of both plants are imported from Canada, according to USDA’s Economic Research Service. Trade is highly seasonal, with 99 percent of Christmas trees…
Goshen community says ‘Thank you’ with awards

Goshen community says ‘Thank you’ with awards

Goshen Economic Development celebrated community award winners on Nov. 17 and recognized citizens and businesses during its annual meeting. The award winners were nominated by the public and voted on by the public. “We just put out a nomination sheet early in the fall, and the general public nominates those…