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June 25: Kansas Corn Crop Progresses

June 25: Kansas Corn Crop Progresses

06-11-2018

The June 25 Kansas Ag Statistics Service Crop Progress Report showed that Kansas corn planting is complete.  Corn condition rated 4 percent very poor, 9 poor, 32 fair, 48 good and 7 excellent. ...

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Kansas Corn Announces State Corn Yield Contest

Kansas Corn Announces State Corn Yield Contest

06-09-2018

Kansas Corn is accepting entries into the 2018 Kansas Corn Yield Contest. In its first year, the state-level corn yield contest is sponsored by Kansas Corn and K-State Research and Extension. The ...

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Kansas Corn on Tariffs on Mexico, Canada and the E.U.

Kansas Corn on Tariffs on Mexico, Canada and the E.U.

06-04-2018

June 1, 2018– New tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Mexico, Canada and the EU are creating much concern for Kansas Corn growers.  KCGA President Ken McCauley, White Cloud, ...

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High Tech Track Meets, Farmers and Trade Teams

High Tech Track Meets, Farmers and Trade Teams

05-31-2018

Last week, I marveled over the technology I witnessed at the state track meet, the technical discussions of a trade team and the technology we use on our Kansas corn farms throughout the year. ...

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Volunteer Corn Poses Threat to This Year’s Yields

Volunteer Corn Poses Threat to This Year’s Yields

05-22-2018

We have received calls from concerned farmers about volunteer corn and how to control it. While corn is technically a crop and not a weed, volunteer corn can possibly do more harm to your yields ...

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Corn and Hail Damage: Will My Corn Survive?

Corn and Hail Damage: Will My Corn Survive?

05-21-2018

Severe thunderstorms and hail are nothing new to Kansas farmers, and during this time of year our threat level is RED. And after every storm the first question that may pop into your mind is, how ...

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Farmer Finds Market Diversity in New Distillery

Farmer Finds Market Diversity in New Distillery

05-19-2018

Hayes Kelman, along side his father and brother, farms north of Sublette, Kansas. Just like many other southwest Kansas family farms, they grow corn, wheat, soybeans and sorghum. But what sets ...

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KCGA Disappointed in House Farm Bill Vote

KCGA Disappointed in House Farm Bill Vote

05-18-2018

5/18/18–The Kansas Corn Growers Association is disappointed with the House of Representatives’ failure to pass H.R. 2, the 2018 Farm Bill. KCGA partnered with National Corn Growers ...

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Busy Hands with a Purpose – Mid-Kansas Co-op Farm Women’s Meeting

Busy Hands with a Purpose – Mid-Kansas Co-op Farm Women’s Meeting

05-11-2018

By Deb Ohlde, Central Kansas Corn Crew Representative Farmer’s hands are always busy.  There is constantly something to fix, drive somewhere, feed, or fuel up.  On our family farms, those hands ...

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Guest Blog: Careers in Corn From the Eyes of a College Student

Guest Blog: Careers in Corn From the Eyes of a College Student

04-27-2018

Blog written by Jaylie Weseloh, Collegiate Academy Class 1 Last fall I was given the opportunity to receive extra credit by one of my advisors at Allen County Community College to attend the ...

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