The director of the Arthur Capper Cooperative Center at K-State, Brian Briggeman, offers his insight on the mounting concern over rail transport availability as the fall grain harvest commences...he talks about the major issues the railroad snags have caused for grain producers and elevators in the northern plains, and whether those same issues could spread to Kansas. See more
Getting the most value out of irrigation water is likely on the minds of many Kansas farmers. As groundwater supplies diminish, pumping rates decline and talk of local water conservation policies surface in the state, these farmers face even more difficulty in determining how to best manage limited water.
University of Missouri Extension and the Healthy Families Taskforce of Stone and Taney counties are looking for volunteers to provide free tax counseling and basic income tax return preparation during the next filing season, Jan 26, 2015 to April 15, 2015.
The Southwest Region Extension Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at the Greene County Extension Center located inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center at 2400 S. Scenic, Springfield, Mo.
Get updated on everything going on in the Kingdom with the Arrowhead Update for September 16th.
The playoff races are tightening around the Royals after they fell to the White Sox on Tuesday. Manager Ned Yost said "momentum's as good as your starting pitcher," and Wednesday's series finale with Chicago is likely to feature good starting pitching, as it pits Chris Sale against Yordano Ventura in what could be Sale's final start of 2014 against the Royals -- a welcome sight for them.
There was no happy follow-up to the Royals' magical footloose victory of 24 hours earlier. Just when a chance to dance closer to first place had presented itself, too. The Chicago White Sox ruined that ambition with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night, keeping Kansas City from slicing into the 1 1/2-game lead that front-running Detroit holds in the American League Central. The Tigers lost at Minnesota.