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Kansas deputies confront nude Oregon man taking pictures

posted on December 11, 2015 at 5:01 PM

Kansas authorities say an Oregon man was urged to head home after he was spotted taking pictures of a wheat field wearing nothing "but a hat and a smile." Full Story

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)

posted on April 10, 2015 at 5:46 PM

Market to Market (April 10, 2015)
Full Program: The Obama administration ramps up its efforts to fight climate change. The Energy Department predicts prices at the pump will fall this summer to the lowest level in years. We’ll catch-up with a trio of Kansas brothers whose agricultural video... Full Story

Inspection found no problem at Oklahoma ice cream plant

posted on April 10, 2015 at 2:23 PM

Days after a foodborne illness was linked to Blue Bell ice cream products, a state inspection of an Oklahoma plant later tied to the infection praised the facility for having no violations and doing a "great job," according to a copy of the... Full Story

Kansas sets quarantines zones over avian influenza threat

posted on March 13, 2015 at 1:54 PM

Kansas has established quarantine zones in Crawford and Cherokee counties in the wake of a case of avian influenza in neighboring Missouri. Full Story

Study: $18B to Divert Missouri River to Irrigate Farms

posted on January 16, 2015 at 1:58 PM

A new study estimates it would cost $18 billion to reroute water from the Missouri River to help irrigate farms in western Kansas, and another $1 billion each year to operate the system. Full Story

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day
Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. Full Story

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday
The balance of power in the U.S. Senate is in play next week when 36 of the seats are up for grabs. Republicans need a net gain of six seats to take control of the chamber. Additions could be made in states like Iowa with the retirement of Tom... Full Story

Kansas to Pursue Prairie Chicken Breeding Program

posted on July 11, 2014 at 2:47 PM

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) -- Kansas will develop a program for breeding lesser prairie chickens in hopes of getting the federal government to back off its listing of the bird as a threatened species, Gov. Sam Brownback announced Thursday. An Audubon of... Full Story

Kansas residents concerned about pipeline eruption

posted on June 27, 2014 at 2:50 PM

Kansas health officials on Monday were at the site of natural gas pipeline eruption in eastern Kansas, where crops and trees have withered since a dark, oily plume burst from the line while crews were trying to perform maintenance. Full Story

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years

posted on June 20, 2014 at 5:44 PM

Farmers begin harvest of Oklahoma's smallest wheat crop in more than 50 years
The waving wheat is not as sweet this year in Oklahoma. Too little rain and late frigid temperatures stunted what the USDA says is likely the Sooner State’s smallest crop in more than 50 years. Full Story

Wind Power Line Proposal Irks Some Midwest Farmers

posted on March 21, 2014 at 3:19 PM

Many landowners worry the towers and lines will reduce property values, get in the way of farming operations like crop-dusting and irrigation, and even create health risks for those living so close to high-voltage wires. Full Story

Other States Join Missouri's Challenge Of Egg Law

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM

California law prohibits the sale of eggs in the state from any hen not raised in compliance with California's animal care standards. Full Story

Landowners File Lawsuit Over Missouri River Floods

posted on March 7, 2014 at 3:29 PM

The lawsuit filed by more than 200 landowners said the Corps has deemphasized flood control while deciding how to manage Missouri River reservoirs as part of an effort to restore habitat for endangered species. Full Story

K-State Agronomist Says Snow Cover Protected Wheat

posted on January 17, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Wheat stalks are most resistant to winter conditions from mid-December to mid-January. Full Story

Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture

posted on January 3, 2014 at 6:15 PM

Drones Give an Elevated Perspective to Agriculture
Technological advancements have unleashed amazing inventions in recent years. It’s doubtful any single device has made a bigger impact – or been more widely embraced -- than smartphones. And with minimal modification, the components housed... Full Story
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