Tag: agriculture

The beans are in the bag. Now that the soybean harvest is at a close, the Register sat down with Piqua Co-op general manager Kevin Day to get a sense for how the season went…

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Growing corn and soybeans will become increasingly challenging for Kansas farmers as the climate warms, according to a recent Kansas State University study. The study found that drought and heat are…

From agricultural education to preserving family history, the Lampe Heritage Farm and Pumpkin Patch is a labor of love. Its proprietors are Don and Shelia Lampe, who delight in recreating a rural experience for people…

The Farm City Days annual fall festival carried on with extra precautions for the coronavirus pandemic.

The Farm Marshals for the 2020 Farm City Days celebration are Harry and Kathleen Clubine. Harry Clubine has worked for Strickler Dairy since the summer of 1986, and Kathleen has worked as a paraprofessional at…

“In America, the big get bigger and the small get out,” U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced to a crowd of dairy farmers a year ago. This march toward “progress” has been the steady…

HAYS, Kan. (AP) — Kansas farmers are expected to harvest slightly less corn than than last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said this year’s crop is forecast at just under 800 million bushels, down…

If I were putting together a Sunday Drive Edition of a scavenger hunt, it would most certainly include the “CO-OP” emblem. You probably know what one I mean: an outline of a red circle and…

How’s the corn harvest going so far this year? Turns out, the answer is more complicated than it seems, with farmers and employees at the Piqua CO-OP giving a range of answers. Some, like farmer…

September is here and that means it is prime time to fertilize your fescue lawns. Even if you faithfully fertilize in the spring, by September fescue plants are literally starving to death.   Fescue is…