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Agri Beef Moving Beef thru Relationships
“Agri Beef works hard to connect it’s ranchers with the consumers” said Zimmerman. “This is great and very important because with these relationships that are built, people learn more about the product, people learn more about the facilities and more about the program. They can take pride in knowing
High Plains direct slaughter cattle sales report
High Plains weekly weighted average direct slaughter cattle sales for the week ending July 23, totaled 128,312 head selling, compared to 50,357 head a week ago and 116,360 head last year, according to the USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, Missouri.
YMCA names Castoe Aquatics and Dome Program Director
According to CEO Chad Knight, Castoe’s knowledge of the YMCA’s mission and values, and her overall work ethic and positive attitude, were the key factors in the hiring decision.
Small grain producers continue field preparations
Scattered showers where experienced across the state for the week ending Aug. 12, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Texas. Areas of the Edwards Plateau on through to the Blacklands and East Texas observed rainfall between of 2.0 to 4
Liberal City Commission to Meet, Budget, Food Truck Regulations on the Agenda
Also before the Commission are new regulations for mobile food vendors, General Obligation Bonds, Uniform Public Offense Codes, and Standard Traffic Ordinances.
New GB admin eyes city/county cooperation
The Barton County Commission Monday morning took time to welcome a new government officials to town. They were introduced to Kendal Francis, who was appointed recently by the City of Great Bend as the new city administrator, and it could be a cozy connection.
That Liberal Band at Sonic
“That” Liberal Band will be at the Liberal Sonic from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 16, 2018, fundraising for three marching band competitions and equipment and supplies needed through the 2018-2019 school year. Come buy a burger, Coney or an ice cold treat! 10% of all sales will go to the ba
Genetics combined with management and technology is helping Ogallala farmers make sure every drop of water counts
Iowa State corn geneticist Patrick Schnable and his son, James, a plant biologist at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, are working on developing better varieties of proso millet that can be grown in harsher climates. Patrick Schnable said there has been no modern breeding of proso millet, which ca
Garden City Community College working to rebuild trust in search for new leadership
GARDEN CITY, Kan.Garden City Community College has a new acting president after the college's board of trustees last week removed former president Herbert Swender from his position.For now, the college's vice president, Ryan Ruda, is serving as active president as the college mobilizes on its search
Scouting for sunflower insect pests
The three sunflower head infesting insects, namely sunflower head moth, banded moth and seed weevils are currently present in sunflower fields. Recent study field study shows that sunflower head moths and red sunflower seed weevils are more damaging pests of sunflower in Colorado and need a particul
That Liberal Band Boosters to Meet
“That” Liberal Band Boosters is an organization dedicated to supporting “That” Liberal Band and Color Guard programs. The Boosters is comprised of parents, family, friends and neighbors of the high schools band and color guard students.
Residential Fire Causes Apartment Evacuation
Liberal police officers were able to safely evacuate all neighboring apartments that were occupied at the time of the fire and were able to locate and remove a dog from the upstairs rear apartment adjoining the fire apartment. No injuries to any occupants, pets or emergency responders were reported
Palmer Manufacturing to invest $16 million in its Garden City plant, expanding workforce to 200
Palmer Manufacturing and Tank, Inc., a manufacturer of steel and fiberglass tanks and processing equipment for the oil and gas industry, is making a $16 million investment in its manufacturing facility. The plant, which had been acquired in 2013 by Ohio-based Worthington Industries, has been re-acqu
Agri Beef Helping Ranchers with Genetics to Produce High Quality Beef
At Agri Beef, they take great pride in providing consumers a consistent and high-quality beef product.Clayton Zimmerman is from Satanta, Kansas and attends Kansas State University. He’s also currently interning with Agri Beef.His area of expertise is running data analysis on different cattle and hel
Genetics taking corn to new heights
On the harsh High Plains, farmers are seeing the benefits of drought-tolerant corn. But with the growing variable climate, will it be enough?
Weeds bringing out the 'old iron' for some farmers
Agronomy professor and cropping systems specialist with K-State Research and Extension, John Holman, sees changes ahead as far as using tillage as weed control. He’s heard of farmers—who swore they’d never till again—“dragging old implements out of the tree row.”
Farmers team with Kansas Water Office, K-State to present Water Technology Field Days
“I’m pleased to see the growing interest in Water Technology Farms across the state,” said Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter. “We continue to see outcomes from these farms suggesting that water use reductions, coupled with irrigation technology adoption and water management improvements ar
Seward County Fire Rescue Fight Structure Fire
On Friday August 3, 2018 at 3:43 pm Seward County Fire Rescue was dispatched to a residential structure fire north east of Liberal. Units arrived on scene to find a two story single family dwelling with smoke showing. Firefighters made entry into the residence and extinguished a fire located in a be
Jersey Shore college football player dies after practice
GARDEN CITY, Kansas — A Jersey Shore high school graduate died after football practice Wednesday from what authorities believe might have been a heart attack.Braeden Bradforth was a 2018 graduate of Neptune High School and was playing for Garden City Community College Broncbusters in Kansas. He wasa
Garden City CC player dies after first practice
An incoming Garden City Community College freshman died hours after the team's first day of practice, the school'sathletic department confirmed toSports Illustrated.TheGarden City Telegramof Garden City, Kans. firstreportedthe news.According to theTelegram, head coach Jeff Sims said Braeden Bradfort