Can fig trees grow in Kansas?

Can fig trees grow in Kansas?

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Figs aren’t a popular fruit to grow in Kansas, but Kansas State University horticulture expert Ward Upham says it can be done. More hardy varieties can withstand the state’s cold winters and produce fruit by the following fall, he notes. “Most fig trees are only hardy (until…
Industry Welcomes Biden Call to Congress on Potential Rail Strike

Industry Welcomes Biden Call to Congress on Potential Rail Strike

Agriculture groups welcome President Biden's call on Congress to avert a potential rail worker strike. Corey Rosenbusch of The Fertilizer Institute praised the action by Biden, adding, “Congress must act now to ensure that fertilizers and other critical materials and goods that U.S. consumers rely on every day get to…
Iowa tops Georgia Tech in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

Iowa tops Georgia Tech in Big Ten/ACC Challenge

The Iowa Men's Basketball Team beat Georgia Tech 81-65 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at home Tuesday night. Kris Murray had a monster game for the Hawkeyes, posting a massive double-double of 31 points and 20 rebounds. Iowa is off until next Tuesday when they take on Duke at the…
Iowa State Women blowout SIUE

Iowa State Women blowout SIUE

AMES, Iowa – No. 8 Iowa State (6-1, 0-0 Big 12) topped SIUE (0-6, 0-0 OVC) on Tuesday night by a score of 93-43, the second game this season to hold an opponent to under 50 points. Four Cyclones scored in double figures while Iowa State made its first 17…
Daily Cash Grain Bids | Tuesday November 29, 2022

Daily Cash Grain Bids | Tuesday November 29, 2022

11-29-22 Central Valley Ag -Elgin Corn - 701 Beans - 1439Humphrey Corn - 692 Beans - 1449Laurel Corn - 706 Beans - 1444Monroe Corn - 706 Beans - 1454Oakland E. Hub Corn - 711 Beans - 1479Royal Hub Corn - 701 Beans - 1444Wakefield Corn - 700 Beans - 1439Hinton,…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

Black Friday gave way to the bulls on Wall Street and in most of the commodity sector. Unfortunately Cyber Monday is not creating the same type of bullish mentality among traders. In the outside equities civil unrest in China over the weekend over lockdowns in several megacities put the brakes…
Nebraska Corn internship application deadline extended to Dec. 9

Nebraska Corn internship application deadline extended to Dec. 9

Nebraska Corn has extended the deadline for the Communications and Outreach Internship hosted at the Nebraska Corn office in Lincoln. Nebraska Corn is seeking applicants to fill the role by Friday, December 9, 2022, with the internship experience beginning in May 2023. The internship is designed to provide students with…
Huskers Receive Big Ten Accolades

Huskers Receive Big Ten Accolades

Three Nebraska football defensive standouts received All-Big Ten honors for their outstanding play in 2022. The league office announced the honorees on Tuesday morning, while offensive selections will be recognized on Wednesday. Junior edge rusher Garrett Nelson was a second-team All-Big Ten pick by the conference coaches and the media.…
KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 11-29-22

KTIC NewsCenter Morning Update 11-29-22

Ice and snow have led to winter driving conditions, power outages, and schools closing for the day. New Husker Football Head Coach Matt Rhule has signed an 8 year $74 million contract. Nebraska's Speaker of the Legislature will resign early to help the flow of the Unicam as it begins…