K-State professor emeritus in agricultural policy Barry Flinchbaugh offers his input on the farm bill debate, as the House of Representatives pushes ahead toward a possible vote on its version of the measure this week: how the debate over the commodity title portion of the bill might shake out; what could happen if there's another impasse on the bill, much as was the case last year; why retaining the food stamp program as part of the farm bill is imperative to production agriculture and the very existence of the USDA. See more
Judicious use of risk management tools and other key management decisions saved the day for many Kansas farmers last year even as the state endured its worst drought in decades, according to Kansas Farm Management Association program director, Kevin Herbel.
The Southwest Region Extension Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on June 25 inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo. The business meeting begins with a meal and business gets underway at 7 p.m.
University of Missouri Extension will be offering "Stay Strong, Stay Healthy," a 10-week exercise program designed for men and women over 50 starting on July 1, 2013 from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Courthouse Annex, in Galena.
A time-lapse from the June 15th, No Shoes Nation Concert
Right-hander Luis Mendoza opened with four hitless innings, but he came undone in a decisive three-run sixth as the Royals dropped a 6-3 decision to the Indians in Wednesday night's rubber game.
Right-hander Jeremy Guthrie will look to help get the Royals back on track when he opposes White Sox lefty Hector Santiago on Friday night in the opener of a three-game set at Kauffman Stadium.