Tag: soybeans

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…

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas is forecast to harvest a record soybean crop this fall, but corn production in the state is expected to be down from last year, the National Agricultural Statistics Service said…

An exceptionally wet summer has local farmer Dick Works ?cautiously? optimistic about potential harvests this fall. Farmers are not ready to turn the page on 2019, despite an array of obstacles. Low-flying crop dusters have…

By now, most of the world has learned to take President Trump’s threats with a grain of salt. Such is the case when over the weekend the president demanded an additional 5% hike on Chinese…

For 45 years Craig Mentzer has been farming his land in Geneva, an unincorporated town in northwestern Allen County. He’s endured floods, he’s weathered several droughts, but with 2019 just past the halfway mark he…

Trade wars between the United States and much of the world are expected to inflict more pain on Kansas businesses and consumers in coming months, especially if President Donald Trump adds to his list of…

With the United States and China in the midst of another round of trade negotiations, Kansas farmers have their fingers crossed that sanctions against agricultural commodities, including meat, dairy and grain, will be lifted.  It’s…

In a field four or five miles northeast of Neosho Falls, Nathan Mentzer watched as a stream of soybeans flowed from his combine’s auger Wednesday afternoon. Mentzer, back on the farm while still holding a…

Five or six inches of rain — in places more — over the last several days have swelled the Neosho River and its tributaries over their banks. For farmers, even those hardened by years of…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China. But…