Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Kansas

by Sara Miles / December 6, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan. —   The Kansas Department of Agriculture, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in Jackson County, Kansas. On November 13, 2019,  EAB adults and larvae were recovered from a girdled tree trap near Denison by KDA in cooperation with local citizens, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service’s Plant Prote...

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CattleFax CEO speculates on agriculture in 2020

by Sara Miles / December 6, 2019

Wichita, Kan -- As 2019 winds down, producers are being optimistic about the year ahead. Randy Blach, CattleFax Chief Executive Officer, joined Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio at the 2019 Kansas Livestock Association Annual Convention. Blach gave an insight on the coming year and how it effects producers on a global and local scale. Use the player below to hear the full interview. [audio mp3="ht...

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Capital Connection: Congressman Steve Watkins

by Sara Miles / December 3, 2019

[audio mp3="https://www.kansasfarmandranchradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Steve-Watkins-Full-Dec-3.mp3"][/audio] Kansas Congressman Steve Watkins joins Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio to discuss USMCA, impeachment and USDA news.  ...

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Ted Alexander Receives Kansas Leopold Conservation Award

by Sara Miles / December 3, 2019

WICHITA, KS – Ted Alexander of Sun City has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award®. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the award recognizes those who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife resources in their care. In Kansas the $10,000 award is presented annually by Sand County Foundation, Kansas Associ...

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Capital Connection: Congressman Roger Marshall

by Sara Miles / November 27, 2019

Kansas Congressman Roger Marshall joins Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio to discuss the delay in a vote on USMCA as announced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as well as an update on impeachment, the introduction of Marshall's Real MEAT act, the USDA moving some offices to Kansas City, the next round of MFP payments and a new Aeronautics bill introduced in Congress. [audio mp3="https://www.kansasfarma...

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Winter Wheat nearly all emerged, Soybeans almost all harvested according to USDA NASS

by Sara Miles / November 25, 2019

MANHATTAN, Kan.  - For the week ending November 24, 2019, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 12 percent very short, 36 short, 51 adequate, and 1 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 9 percent very short, 30 short, 59 adequate, and 2 surplus. Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition ...

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Capital Connection: Congressman Ron Estes

by Sara Miles / November 21, 2019

Kansas Congressman Ron Estes joined Kansas Farm and Ranch Radio to offer updates on USMCA, Impeachment, water rights at Quivira National Wildlife Reserve and the Paris Climate Accord. [audio mp3="https://www.kansasfarmandranchradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Congressman-Estes-Nov-21.mp3"][/audio]...

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KFRR talks trade with Under Secretary Ted McKinney

by Sara Miles / November 20, 2019

You have heard bites on air, but now you can hear the full interview here! Under Secretary Ted McKinney joins KFRR to talk about trade with China, Mexico, Canada, and Brazil.    ...

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