Despite falling income and rising producer ages, a continued rise in small farm numbers signals hope for agriculture.
Kansas Governor Democrat Laura Kelly won with 48% of the vote (489,337 votes). Republican Kris Kobach received 43% (443,346 votes), Independent Greg Orman 6% (66,163 votes), and Jeff Caldwell 2% (18,898 votes). United States House of Representatives 1st District: Republican incumbent Roger Marshall won over Democrat Alan LaPolice. 2nd District: Republican Steve Watkins wonContinue reading “2018 Kansas Election Results”
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Kansas lost a state treasure with the unincorporation of tiny Freeport, population 5.
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The Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) was developed to reduce the use of antibiotics in livestock production, primarily to fend off antibiotic-resistant diseases in humans. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 2 million people in the United States are infected by antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year. The concern is that extensive use of antibiotics in theContinue reading “New Rules Take Medicated Livestock Feeds Off the Shelf”