Winter wheat growers understand planting a crop in the fall and waiting until the following year to see the fruits of their labor means they have to have tools to address changing conditions—and they are not alone.
The Bayh-Dole Act, bipartisan legislation approved 40 years ago, has helped American agriculture and other industries by establishing a proven formula so universities and non-profit institutions to secure patent rights on government-funded research.
President Joe Biden and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have forged an agreement on a package that would include $579 billion in new investments for roads and bridges, broadband internet, electric utilities and other items that are considered more traditional infrastructure.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced a $55.2 million competitive grant funding available through the new Meat and Poultry Inspection and Readiness Grant program, in a news release issued on June 21. The program is funded by the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Army have announced intentions to revise the definition of “waters of the United States.” The EPA declaration requests the remanding of the 2020 Navigable Waters Protection Plan that was endorsed by former President Donald Trump’s administration.
A fire at a biofuel plant, Emergent Green Energy, about a mile west of Minneola, Kansas, sent smoke high in the sky and multiple fire units were sent from neighboring counties to contain the fire on a near 100-degree day. The fire started shortly before noon June 12. The plant is a 1.2 milli…
Golf carts proved to be an effective form of transportation on the show grounds as one driver waited for his young rider to jump on board as the driver headed down an inside aisle on Oct. 13. (Journal photo by Dave Bergmeier.)
The antique tractors restored by George and La Donna Brown, of Jetmore, Kansas, was a popular attraction as many of the tractors were adorned with American flags to add a patriotic feeling inside the Western State Expo Center all weekend. (Journal photo by Dave Bergmeier.)
The High Plains 4-H and Open Horse Show was held June 18 at Dodge City Roundup Arena, Dodge City, Kansas. Belt buckle award winners were sponsored by High Plains Journal. HPHS photos by Dave Bergmeier.
(Left) Bob Obee, Curtis Machine northern territory manager, accepts a New Product Award on behalf of his company, from Frank, Otter, Western Kansas Manufactuers Association chairman. (Journal photo by Dave Bergmeier.)
David Nuss, an FFA student from Jetmore-Hodgeman County High School, talks about a career development project in his chapter as Madison Loschke, an FFA student from Bucklin High School, listens during the Ram Ag Youth Roundup Sept. 30 at Winter Livestock in Dodge City, Kansas. (Journal photo…