Category Archives: Farming

Crop Conditions – May 23, 2014

Kansas Wheat Commission held its board meeting today at the K-State Agricultural Research Center in Hays, Kansas. I visited with a few Kansas Wheat Commissioners to find out about the quality of their crop and when they believe they’ll be … Continue reading

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Wheat Condition Report – March 6, 2014

For the month of February, winter wheat condition rated four percent very poor, 18 percent poor, 44 percent fair, 32 percent good, and two percent excellent, according to the Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures were colder than normal, with most … Continue reading

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Kansas Wheat Condition Update

The snow cover we received over the past week in Kansas was definitely welcome, but the wheat crop isn’t out of the woods yet. Top soil moisture remains lacking, and most areas throughout the state would like to see moisture … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Mike and Tanner Brown, Colby

It has been a rough few years for farmers in western Kansas. Drought has taken its toll on many farmers,  and Mike Brown of Solomon Creek Farms near Colby, is no exception. The 2013 wheat yields have been disappointing for … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Lance Russell, Hays

Lance Russell knew from age 3 that farming was all he wanted to do. Everything about farming was fascinating: all the machinery, the wonder of growing crops and especially, wheat harvest. “Wheat harvest was the happiest time of the year. … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Greg Peterson, Assaria

You probably have heard of him from the YouTube sensation videos: “I’m Farming and I Grow It”, “Farmer Style”, and “A Fresh Breath of Farm Air,” but Peterson Farm Brother Greg is still just a regular farm kid. After he … Continue reading

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The Faces of Harvest: Joe Kejr, Salina

Some people say that the family farm has gone extinct, that corporate farming has taken over and the traditions and farms of our grandparents are gone forever. However, at Kejr Family Farms that statement just isn’t true. The Kejr family … Continue reading

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