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Washington County FFA Very Successful at National Competition

Washington County FFA members received several awards at 2011 National FFA Convention.  Alex Goeckel was the Overall National Winner of the American Star in Agricultural Placement. American Degree Recipients included:  Joseph Rundle, Michael Welch, Tyler Rose, Alex Goeckel, Trevor Baker, Wyatt Decker, Bridget Baker. Nursery/Landscape Team were the National Reserve Champions.  The team included: JoLynn Hennerberg, Ashley Stewart, Amanda Bryant, ... Read More »

Index of Economic Indicators Shows Kansas Growth

The message from a major indicator of future economic growth is that economic growth in Kansas will improve in the next 6-months. The economic indicator, which was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, factors in such things as: state initial unemployment insurance claims, delivery times from the Institute for Supply Management manufacturing survey, and the interest rate spread ... Read More »

World War II Veteran Honored

Dale “Tinker” Robeson, a veteran of World War 2, received several medals for his service on Sunday at Cambridge Place in Marysville. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and U.S. Army Reserve Brigadier General Charles Barr presented Robeson with the Purple Heart for shrapnel wounds, the Bronze Star for Combat, The shooting badge for excellent marksmanship and several other medals and a ... Read More »

2011 Quality Beef Day Results

51st ANNUAL QUALITY BEEF DAY RESULTS BREEDING BEEF COMMERCIAL (7) Champion 4-H/FFA Female, Hilary Johnson, Washington, KS Reserve Champion 4-H/FFA Female, Jenna Hennerberg, Washington, KS REGISTERED AOB (11) Champion Registered AOB Female 4-H/FFA, Kael Lange, Clifton, KS Reserve Champion Reg AOB Female 4-H/FFA, JW LeDoux, Agenda, KS SHORTHORN (1) Champion 4-H/FFA Female, Kobie Camerlinck, Leonardville, KS Reserve Champion 4-H/FFA Female, ... Read More »

CRP Registration

Representatives from the local Farm Service Agencies will be attending training sessions on provisions for a new Conservation Reserve Program or CRP sign up next week. Unfortunately, no specific date has been set by the Ag Department for sign up yet, but it is anticipated that the sign up will be set sometime in August. Initially 2.8-million acres were to ... Read More »

Marysville Chamber of Commerce to host the 312th Army Band

The 312th United States Army Band was activated on October 1st, 1973 in Lawrence, Kansas, as part of the 89th Army Reserve Command, headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. Although not officially a descendent, the band unofficially was reorganized from the 89th Division Band that deployed during the campaign to reoccupy France during World War II.  For a brief period in the ... Read More »

CRP General Signup

The Farm Service Agency is reporting that a general signup is anticipated in late summer in the 2010 Conservation Reserve Program. Consequently, producers with expiring CRP contracts may want to apply for the General Signup to determine whether the existing CRP can be re-enrolled. The FSA is also reporting that producers are inquiring about early land preparation on CRP ground ... Read More »

50th Quality Beef Day Results Announced

The 50 Annual Quality Beef Day was held on Saturday, April th 10, at Hedstrom Hall in Marysville, Kansas. There were 86 head of livestock exhibited by 42 youth and adults from Kansas and Nebraska. The livestock were judged by Twig Marston of Norfolk, Nebraska. Fifty-five youth and adults participated in the 4-H, FFA, and Adult Livestock Judging Contest. “We had great weather for ... Read More »

CRP Extended

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 »