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MANHATTAN — For the week ending June 6, there were 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

During the next few weeks, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major inquiries, contacting nearly 5,600 producers across Kansas to determine crop acreage and stock levels as of June 1.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending May 23, there were 2.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending May 2, there were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

PAOLA — The Marais des Cygnes Extension Master Gardeners will hold their annual Spring Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6, 7 and 8, in the parking lot of the new Extension office, located at 913 N. Pearl St. in Paola.

PAOLA — The Discover Historic Paola Association, which runs the Paola Farmers Market, recently announced that the market will be accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) payments for the 2021 season.

Bentley Stewart of Paola is a new junior member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national organization with headquarters in Saint Joseph, Mo.

PAOLA — The 83rd annual Paola FFA Chapter awards ceremony was held March 9 at Paola High School, and like many other events this year, there was limited attendance and guests were socially distanced and masked.

A perfect spring day has a bright blue sky, just the right amount of heat, a light breeze and an almost unnoticeable humidity. It’s always a welcome sight after winter, but especially after Mother Nature treats everyone to two weeks of below-freezing temperatures. All of that is on top of mo…

The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on Tuesday, March 23, and Miami County, along with communities across the country, are encouraged to continue to help celebrate the importance of farmers and the food they produce.

A High Tunnel System, commonly called a “hoop house,” is an increasingly popular practice for farmers, and it is available with financial assistance through the USDA Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the deadline from March 5 to April 9 for agricultural producers to apply for the Quality Loss Adjustment (QLA) Program because of recent winter storms and some clarifications to program rules. This program assists producers who suffered …

MANHATTAN — For the week ending March 7, there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Our first beef calves of the season arrived a few days into February. Each day into calving season temperatures grew colder, and our lives transitioned from normal routines to the highly vigilant survival mode required to weather the arctic storm.