class="page-template page-template-page-templates page-template-news page-template-page-templatesnews-php page page-id-544 page-parent group-blog masthead-fixed full-width singular wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-6.0.3 vc_responsive"
On “Almonds Don’t Lactate” Anniversary, Dairy Farmers Call on FDA To Do Its Job

ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Milk Producers Federation today marked the one-year anniversary of then-FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s famous observation that “almonds don’t lactate” by re... Read More

(Video) 2019 NCGA Corn Congress

The 2019 Corn Congress kicked off in Washington D.C. this week. Corn farmers from across the nation are talking about policy and issues that are important not only to the corn producer but agriculture. Attendees are making policy decisions for... Read More

Kansas Soybean Commission to meet Aug. 26

TOPEKA, Kan. — The Kansas Soybean Commission (KSC) will conduct its Annual Meeting Monday, Aug. 26, at the Kansas Soybean Building in Topeka. It is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. During that meeting, the commissioners will elect officers for the c... Read More

50 Years Later, Hot Dogs are Still Out of this World

This week as the United States commemorates 50 years since the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) celebrates one of the first foods eaten by Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr. o... Read More

Day 13, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 13 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Harvest continues to roll through northern Kansas as farmers try to p... Read More

(AUDIO) Potential Heat Stress this Week

The July weather pattern is posing to offer challenges this week for feedlot operators and cattle producers. Above average rain fall across the state has created greater humidity and has deteriorated pen conditions.  The seven-day forecast is callin... Read More

KDA Alerts Livestock Owners of Virus in Nearby States

With Texas, Colorado and New Mexico reporting multiple confirmed cases of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), the Kansas Department of Agriculture is encouraging livestock owners to be aware and take precautions, particularly with animals that may be c... Read More

Day 12, Kansas Wheat Harvest Report

This is day 12 of the Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association of Wheat Growers and the Kansas Grain and Feed Association. Wheat harvest is wrapping up in central Kansas and in full swing ... Read More

Secretary Perdue Visits Sysco for Signing of the Pledge to America’s Workers

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today visited Sysco Corporation in San Diego, California to tour the facilities and join the company’s signing of the Pledge to America’s Workers. Sysco is pledging nearly 35,000 opportunities for Ameri... Read More

Crawford Introduces Legislation to Reform H-2A Program

Legislation introduced in the House of Representatives would transfer jurisdiction for agricultural guest workers from the Department of Labor to the Department of Agriculture. The bill comes as the labor Department Monday opened a comment period ... Read More

Senator Calls on Trump to Stop False Claims Regarding Purchases of U.S. Ag Products

Senator Tammy Baldwin is calling on President Trump to stop making false claims regarding China purchasing U.S. ag products. The Wisconsin Democrat penned a letter to Trump claiming the President’s “exaggerated claims about export opportunitie... Read More