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2016 Annual Newsletter
Difficult conversations, perspectives from K-State Research and Extension’s Farm Analyst Program, resources for tough economic times—find these stories and more in the Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services annual newsletter.
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Janel Koons summarizes services for producers who are facing financial concerns on Agriculture Today.
Risk Management, Property tax and Land Values Webinars
Robin Reid previews an upcoming webinar series on Agriculture Today. She also explains how the Farm Analyst Program has been expanded to further serve producers.
In the News
KDA to host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Allen County
MANHATTAN, Kansas, Feb. 8, 2016 - The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 18, 2016 in the assembly room at the Allen County Courthouse, 1 N Washington St., Iola, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions. Read more...
$8.1 million in assistance available to plant trees, protect streams and fields
MANHATTAN, Feb. 4, 2016 – The Natural Resources Conservation Service is now accepting applications for Kansas Forest Service’s “Water Quality Improvement through the Implementation of Forestry Practices” initiative. A five-year partnership agreement between NRCS and the Kansas Forest Service provides free technical assistance, in addition to $8.1 million in financial assistance to landowners who implement conservation practices, such as planting trees to control erosion and improve water quality. Read more...
USDA to invest $150 million through Conservation Stewardship Program to help improve working lands
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that $150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA's largest conservation program, by acres impacted, that helps producers voluntarily improve the health and productivity of private and Tribal working lands. USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) plans to add an estimated 10 million acres to the rolls of CSP during fiscal 2016. Read more...
K-State’s 103rd Annual Cattlemen’s Day set for March 4
MANHATTAN, Kansas, Jan. 28, 2016 – Kansas State University will host Cattlemen’s Day 2016 on Friday, March 4 at Weber Hall in Manhattan. The day starts at 8 a.m. with refreshments, educational exhibits and a commercial trade show. The program begins at 10 a.m. Read more...