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KSU crops team claims championship
The Kansas State University Crops Team recently captured the title of national champion for the fourth year in a row. K-State teams have now won the crops contest championship in 11 of the past 14 years. To win the 2012 national title, the team won both the Kansas City Board of Trade and the Chicago CME Group Collegiate Crops Contests that took place on November 13 and 17, respectively.
A family Christmas celebration in Parsons, Kan.
Jimmy Fortune and T. Graham Brown along with The Vogts Sisters will join together for an evening of great Gospel, Christian and Classic Country favorites Saturday, December 8, 7:30 p.m. at the Parsons Municipal Auditorium, 112 S 17th, Parsons, Kan.
Drought impact on crop yields to be topic at MU conference
Wiebold will speak on crop management techniques that may add stability to corn and soybean yields in 2013 at the MU Crop Management Conference, December 18-19 at the Holiday Inn Executive Center in Columbia.
Prototype designed by MU Engineer looks to save farmers money & keep turkeys comfortable
While Americans prepare to heat up millions of turkeys in their ovens on Thanksgiving, a geothermal energy system developed by a University of Missouri engineer will be keeping live turkeys toasty during the chilly autumn weather.
Flint Hills cowboy named “top hand”
The best ranch cowboy in the country hails from right in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Proof came when Wes Bailey of Cottonwood Falls was honored as “Top Hand” following the World Championship Ranch Rodeo last weekend at Amarillo, Texas.
Missouri 4-H dairy team places first
Missouri 4-H was the high team in placings at the 2012 North American International Livestock Exposition Youth Dairy Judging Contest held Nov. 4 in Louisville, Kentucky, according to Karla Deaver, 4-H youth development specialist.
NEO to host third annual Alumni recruiting rodeo
Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO), is hosting a recruiting rodeo for the third year on Saturday, November 17, 2012. The event will start at 10 a.m. on Saturday morning and run into the evening with a barbecue dinner at 5 p.m.
Global Agriculture Symposium slated for January 24 in Concordia, Mo.
The Sante Fe Agrileaders will host the third annual Global Agriculture Symposium on January 24, 2013. This one day event will be held at the Concordia Community Center in Concordia, Missouri.
KDWPT offers registration number that allows hunters to process deer in the field
Nearly 100,000 hunters will pursue deer in Kansas this fall, and those numbers will peak from now through early December. The archery season is open, and November is the most popular month with bowhunters. The regular firearm season is November 28-December 9. One important regulation hunters should be aware of is deer must be tagged before being moved from the site of the kill.
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