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Producers talk fast-growing hemp industry
7 Feb 2020
WICHITA — Farmers, educators, city leaders and academics came together this week to learn about growing hemp in Kansas.
This first annual Kansas State Industrial Hemp Conference was held Feb. 4 at the Kansas State Research and Extension Center in Wichita.
Researchers from K-State spoke about the difficulty of growing hemp. Cary Rivard, a K-State researcher based at the Olathe Horticulture Center, spoke to the crowd of more than 225 people about the test results of growing 400 hemp plants on 0.45 acres at his center.
3i SHOW Agri-Business Hiring EventFeb 5 2020
At a time when employers are finding it increasingly difficult to recruit the talent they need, the 66th Annual 3i SHOW is bringing back the annual Agri-Business Hiring Event to Friday, March 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. KANSASWORKS and Kansas WorkforceONE will be on site in their...
Project will provide more than US$20 million in economic development to the surrounding area, support approximately 200 jobs during peak construction. AEP Renewables has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Evergy Inc. for the output of the new Flat Ridge 3 wind project. AEP Renewables is...
Kansas farmers featured in wheat campaignFeb 4 2020
Kansas wheat farmers, Gary, Jeremy and Kyler Millershaski, Lakin, are featured in a new video on USDA’s website. On January 12, 1980, wheat farmer leaders with Great Plains Wheat and Western Wheat Associates officially merged to become one organization, U.S. Wheat Associates (USW), to focus on building overseas demand...