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Trick or Truth: What the EPA Isn’t Telling You About Its Latest Clean Water Act Rule
Trick or Truth: What the EPA Isn’t Telling You About Its Latest Clean Water Act Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation has released a legal analysis, “Trick or Truth? What EPA and the Corps of Engineers Are Not Saying About Their Waters of the U.S. Proposal.” The seven-page paper shows how a recent Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers “Q&A” misleads the public about their proposed expansion of federal jurisdiction over waters. The Trick: The EPA and Corps of Engineers claim to answer important questions about the rule. The Truth: The agencies withhold and misstate key information to hide the true impact of the rule. …

Selling and buying water rights
Marilyn Pence Galle First Kansas Volunteer Inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame
Where Will the Animals Go? Emergency Preparedness Workshops Planned for Livestock Operations

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Contract MonthChange Open HighLowLastUpdated
Corn (P) Dec 2014 +2-6 372-0 377-4 368-4 376-6s 10/31/14
Corn (P) Mar 2015 +2-2 384-4 389-2 382-2 389-2s 10/31/14
Soybeans (P) Nov 2014 +22-2 1025-0 1051-0 1022-0 1046-4s 10/31/14
Soybeans (P) Jan 2015 +19-4 1025-4 1053-0 1021-0 1049-2s 10/31/14
Wheat (P) Dec 2014 -3-4 524-2 532-4 522-4 532-4s 10/31/14
Wheat (P) Mar 2015 -3-2 545-4 545-6 545-4 545-6s 10/31/14
Live Cattle Dec 2014 -1.275 167.450 167.750 165.450 166.050s 10/31/14
Feeder Cattle Jan 2015 unch 229.300 230.800 227.625 228.475s 10/31/14
Lean Hogs Dec 2014 +0.825 87.750 88.400 87.200 88.025s 10/31/14
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Selling and buying water rights

Trying to sell or buy water rights can be a complicated exercise. First, it takes time and effort for buyers and sellers to find each other, a process that often relies on word-of-m …

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Cost-share program offered to Kansas specialty crop producers

As grocery store chains and food institutions in Kansas and around the globe begin to require the farms they source local foods from to have Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Certif …

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Crop Progress Report show harvest at 46 % complete for corn and 70 % finished in soybeans

The latest crop progress and condition report has the soybean harvest at 70 percent nationwide with corn at 46 percent. In Nebraska 40 percent is complete while Kansas has 78 perce …

Livestock

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Where Will the Animals Go? Emergency Preparedness Workshops Planned for Livestock Operations

Preparation ahead of time can help lessen the damage and ease the recovery from disasters ranging from blizzards to severe heat to tornadoes to mechanical malfunctions, said Joel De …

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​ USDA Extends Dairy Margin Protection Program Deadlines

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, speaking at the National Milk Producers Federation annual meeting, announced extended deadlines for the dairy Margin Protection Program. Farmers …

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Evaluating Cattle Feeding Sites Vital to Producers

For Kansas’ cattle producers, building new feeding facilities can mean shelling out serious cash. However, Ron Graber, Kansas State University watershed extension specialist, said i …

Opinion

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Trick or Truth: What the EPA Isn’t Telling You About Its Latest Clean Water Act Rule

The American Farm Bureau Federation has released a legal analysis, “Trick or Truth? What EPA and the Corps of Engineers Are Not Saying About Their Waters of the U.S. Proposal.” The …

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Choosing E85 Fuel Supports Nebraska Farmers

In a recent column, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman highlighted E85 ethanol as one way to support Nebraska Farmers. He said This year Nebraska became the number one cattle feeding s …

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Growing the #RuralMade Economy

USDA has created employment opportunities in rural America through investments in rural businesses, many of which are small. In rural America, small businesses support one in three …

Features

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Marilyn Pence Galle First Kansas Volunteer Inducted to National 4-H Hall of Fame

Providing direction and maps to show the way at Rock Springs isn’t the only way Marilyn Pence Galle has assisted 4-H youth. She’s a lifelong supporter of 4-H who has witnessed the p …

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Cornhusker Economics Outlook meetings in November

The 10th annual Cornhusker Economics Outlook meeting series will be held at five locations across the state in November and will focus on ag outlook and management decisions for far …

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AgView's Emma Likens receives Syngenta Regional Scholarship

AgView's Emma Likens was awarded a regional Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship Essay contest. Syngenta called for entries from college students who desire to inform the public about …

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