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Record corn crop expected

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Kansas farmers are expected to harvest the biggest corn crop in the state‘s history this year. The Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service on Thursday forecast corn production in Kansas at 629.2 million bushels. That would surpass by far even last year‘s record crop of 598.3 million bushels. Kansas growers planted 4.7 million acres in corn this year, the highest planted acreage ... Read More »

CRP Extended

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Several weeks ago Big First District Kansas Congressman Jerry Moran asked the Department of Agriculture to extend some of the expiring 2009 Conservation Reserve Program Contracts. Moran got his wish this week. Local Farm Management Agencies announced yesterday that FSA will offer certain producers the opportunity to extend their CRP contracts that are scheduled to expire in four months. USDA ... Read More »