Thanks to a soon-to-be Waverly Middle School eighth grader, School District 145 students will enjoy a beefed up version of the food that appears on their trays, for at least a week’s worth of meals.
For Brad Ramsdale, the Agronomy Youth Field Day has always been about the youth.
These days, it seems that everything is portable—mobile phones, at-home deliveries, drive-thru and carryout meals. Northeast Community College (NECC) has also taken education on the road with the Precision Agriculture Learning (PAL). The 36-foot gooseneck box trailer features a range of simu…
When purchasing a horse, one may consider certain physical traits such as breed, how many hands tall or soundness of hooves. Most people would not think twice about the GI tract or reproductive system, but those were the selling points of the equine simulator for the Nebraska College of Tech…
The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s food safety and lodging program will offer monthly online webinars on food safety issues. The free webinar series will cover a variety of food safety issues that are of interest to food business operators, managers and workers.
The Masters of Beef Advocacy program managed by National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, launched updated advocacy training modules – MBA NextGen. MBA NextGen updates the popular MBA training modules making it easier than ever for a new generation of farmers …
Registration is now open for a distance education series geared to swine producers who work with sows, boars and piglets, and with genetic and reproductive issues.
Demands on the healthcare system have been increasing due to the aging of the population, increased prevalence of chronic disease and continuing high levels of mental and substance use disorders. There is a maldistribution of existing health care resources, resulting in shortages in some pro…
The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, Compeer Financial’s corporate giving program, is offering 123 scholarships to students this year. High school seniors who have an agriculture or rural background, or plan to major in an agriculture-related field at a college, university or techni…
The Nebraska Corn Growers Association is accepting applications for the sixth class of the Future Leaders in Agriculture Scholarship (FLAGship) Program, a scholarship program intended for future agricultural leaders in Nebraska.
To recognize and celebrate the important role agriculture plays in our everyday lives, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture is asking students to enter its annual poster contest highlighting the state’s No. 1 industry.
Construction of new agriculture facilities at Northeast Community College in Norfolk is currently on schedule, despite some COVID-19-related delays.
Sometimes all a person needs is a little boost, a reassuring message: "You’ve got this."
The members of the Cozad FFA Chapter have been busy. During their first semester, the Haymaker crew increased their membership, competed in events and raised funds for the chapter.
Two scholarships of $1,500 are available for women in agriculture.
Kansas moves to updating progress as activities occur
The National FFA Organization, established in 1928, is a program dedicated to the education of the future generations in agriculture.
Recently, The Broken Bow FFA Chapter was busy with their biggest fundraiser of the year. The members sell fruit through a local grocery store and sell meats, cheeses and candies through 4 Seasons Fundraising.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — Barry Flinchbaugh, whose remarkable career in agricultural policy at Kansas State University spanned nearly a half-century, died Nov. 2 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
Earlier this year, veterinarian Andrea Arbuckle approached the Elk County 4-Hers with an idea to study the use of chiropractic medicine in chickens, cattle and pigs. “They probably thought I was crazy,” Arbuckle said. “Yes, I did,” countered Wyatt Fechter, one of the 4-Hers.
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Several Kansas State University groups have worked together to find a second use for nearly 50 tons of food each year that would otherwise be headed for a landfill.
MANHATTAN, Kan. – A group of Kansas 4-H members have not been slowed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, instead launching science and engineering projects that they hope will help improve their local communities.
To help Kansans become as prepared as possible for emergencies, K-State Research and Extension is offering the Prepare Kansas Annual Preparedness Challenge. It’s a free weekly online challenge through September.
County fairs may look different, but the learning continues
Gigantic hand sanitizer dispensers sporting the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s logo are appearing on UNL’s campus and throughout the state.