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Kansas-based mobile decoy company gets bowhunters close to action
14 Feb 2020
A Kansas decoy company is helping bowhunters get up close and personal with their target species.
Heads Up Decoy, based out of Hays, offers a variety of light-weight, portable decoys that are known for bringing deer, elk, moose and turkeys in close thanks to their photo-realistic cloth bodies, which are draped over support frames to keep the correct shape. These unique decoys can attach to a hunter’s bow, a tree or even be stood up in a cornfield or held by a fellow hunter.
Farm EconomicsFeb 14 2020
A Hays, Kansas farmer has declared a moratorium on growing wheat on his more than 4,500 acres of dryland crops. Why? Because it does not make economic sense, he told a crowd of producers who gathered at the South Hutchinson Community Center for an event sponsored by Cheney Lake Watershed....
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Kansas launches new transportation planFeb 13 2020
KANSAS — Kansas Governor Laura Kelly is hoping a new transportation plan will restore the health of state highways and improve quality of life. At a press conference, Governor Kelly and KDOT Secretary Julie Lorenz announced the proposal of a plan called Forward. Read full article.