MANHATTAN — For the week ending Sept. 26, there were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Every so often I have the opportunity to visit a classroom full of elementary students and read a book to them. More often than not, I’ve accomplished my guest reading visits using virtual platforms that so many are now accustomed to using. Thanks to technology, and a decent internet connect…

MANHATTAN — For the week ending Sept. 19, there were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Last Sunday I was in church minding my own business when my occupation came under fire. Our church is without a pastor right now, and we rely on pulpit supply, so the preacher was a guest fill-in. The prayer he had prepared was one promoting environmental justice and in it we prayed to save …

MANHATTAN - Based on Sept. 1 conditions, Kansas' 2021 corn production is forecast at 731 million bushels, down 5 percent from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

As a girl, I dreamed of a future family and farm life in somewhat vague terms. However, one aspect was clear: I would not want to marry a dairy farmer because they never go on vacation.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending Aug. 8, there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending Aug. 1, there were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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MANHATTAN — For the week ending July 25, there were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending July 11, there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

MANHATTAN — For the week ending June 27, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

PAOLA — Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after spring planting should make an appointment with the Miami/Johnson County Farm Service Agency (FSA) before the applicable deadline.

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Miami County Conservation District, Missouri Organic Recycling, Paola Free Library and Casa Somerset Sustainable Learning Center are coming together for a soil and composting day at Casa Somerset on Sunday, June 27.

MANHATTAN — For the week ending June 13, there were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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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.