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SKF USA in Seneca to consolidate with North Carolina Facility

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SKF USA in Seneca announced plans earlier this week to transfer the manufacture of industrial seal products from Franklin, North Carolina to it’s production facility in Seneca.  $2.4 million will be invested to upgrade the Seneca facility and the consolidation will take about 18 months.  28 employees will lose their job in North Carolina.  The Seneca plant currently employs 150 ... Read More »

October Proclaimed Kansas Farm to School Month

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TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Sam Brownback recently proclaimed the month of October as Kansas Farm to School Month, the week of October 22-25 as Farm to School Week and October 24 as Kansas Food Day. The Kansas Department of Agriculture is joined in this initiative by the Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas Agri-Tourism, Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the ... Read More »

FSA Emergency loans available to farmers

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Farmers in Nemaha County, who suffered crop or livestock losses due to drought occurring August 7, 2012 and continuing may now apply for Farm Service Agency (FSA) emergency loans,” FSA Farm Loan Manager Kay A. McCoy, said today. Marshall and Pottawatomie Counties also became eligible under existing legislation which provides that farmers in counties bordering on those which have been ... Read More »

Wheat Plot Tours Scheduled

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Marshall County will have two wheat plots for wheat producers to tour. The first tour will be the Marshall County Wheat Plot Tour, which will be held on Wednesday, June 8. The tour will begin at 6:00 P.M. at the Richard Holthaus Farm, located a little over 1 mile north of Axtell on 30th Road. There will be 13 wheat ... Read More »

SOYBEAN PROFITABILITY SCHOOL TO BE HELD

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Soybeans are the most profitable crop in our area and in the United States. The value of soybeans have increased in the last several years, so have the expenses and production challenges in growing soybeans. Every bushel counts to a soybean producers bottomline. To help soybean producers remain profitable, the Marshall County Extension Service will hold a Soybean Profitability School ... Read More »

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 »

McCain Auditorium To Host “Jesus Christ Superstar”

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MANHATTAN — “Jesus Christ Superstar,” starring Ted Neeley, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 19 at Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium. The first masterpiece from the legendary writing team of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, “Jesus Christ Superstar” opened on Broadway in 1971 and changed the world of musical theater. With a score of remarkable songs including, ... Read More »