July

  • Wheat disease, insect ratings available; tips on blended wheats

    July 24, 2013

    The 2013 wheat harvest is a recent memory, but Kansas wheat farmers are already thinking about the 2014 crop. Yield potential of a wheat variety is a priority for farmers choosing which variety to...

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  • Market Analysis: Wheat price held support

    July 19, 2013

    This has been an uneventful price action week in the wheat market. As the September Kansas City wheat chart shows, the price is stuck in a sideways pattern. Wheat information leans to the bullish...

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  • Kansas farmer harvests 25 billionth bushel of wheat

    July 18, 2013

    MANHATTAN, Kan-On July 9, at Solomon Creek Farms near Colby, the 25th billionth bushel of wheat in the past 100 years of Kansas farming was harvested. Mike Brown, co-owner of Solomon Creek Farms,...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Mike and Tanner Brown, Colby

    July 11, 2013

    It has been a rough few years for farmers in western Kansas. Drought has taken its toll on many farmers,  and Mike Brown of Solomon Creek Farms near Colby, is no exception. The 2013 wheat yields have...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Lance Russell, Hays

    July 10, 2013

    Lance Russell knew from age 3 that farming was all he wanted to do. Everything about farming was fascinating: all the machinery, the wonder of growing crops and especially, wheat harvest. “Wheat...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Greg Peterson, Assaria

    July 8, 2013

    You probably have heard of him from the YouTube sensation videos: “I’m Farming and I Grow It”, “Farmer Style”, and “A Fresh Breath of Farm Air,” but Peterson Farm Brother Greg is still just a regular...

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  • Faces of Harvest: Joe Kejr, Salina

    July 7, 2013

    Some people say that the family farm has gone extinct, that corporate farming has taken over and the traditions and farms of our grandparents are gone forever. However, at Kejr Family Farms that...

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    Faces of Harvest: Larry Kepley, Ulysses

    July 3, 2013

    Education has been on the heart of Larry Kepley from a young age.  After graduating from K-State, he taught vocational agriculture before becoming an extension agent.  Several years in the workforce...

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  • K-State researchers find gene resistance to UG99

    July 3, 2013

    MANHATTAN – A Kansas State University researcher is part of a team that has identified a gene that gives wheat plants resistance to Ug99, one of the world’s most deadly races of wheat stem rust.

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  • Faces of Harvest: Ken Grecian, Palco

    July 2, 2013

    Each year, more than 20,000 Kansas wheat farmers take dramatic risks to grow the wheat that feeds the world. We hope you enjoy learning more about these farmers through our series, “The Faces of...

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