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Candidates Sought for the United Sorghum Checkoff Board Jere White Honored for Years of Service to Agriculture KANSAS COMMODITY CLASSIC IS THURSDAY, FEB. 13 IN MANHATTAN
 

Candidates Sought for the United Sorghum Checkoff Board

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board will have five positions become vacant in December 2014, with one of those positions available to Kansas sorghum growers.  There are also two at large positions available to producers from any state.  As organizations in Kansas certified to nominate producers to serve on the Board, the Kansas Grain Sorghum [...]

Jere White Honored for Years of Service to Agriculture

Jere White was recently honored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association for his years of service to Kansas agriculture. White is retiring as executive director of the Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association (KGSPA) positions he has held since 1988. He has been executive director of the Kansas Corn [...]

KANSAS COMMODITY CLASSIC IS THURSDAY, FEB. 13 IN MANHATTAN

All Kansas farmers are invited to the Kansas Commodity Classic in Manhattan on Feb. 13, to gain in-depth information on grain markets, a 2014 weather outlook, and projects in some of the state’s key commodities. Mitch Holthus, the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs, will be the featured luncheon speaker. The Commodity Classic is the [...]

Candidates Sought for the United Sorghum Checkoff Board

The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board will have five positions become vacant in December 2014, with one of those positions available to Kansas sorghum growers.  There are also two at large positions available to producers from any state.  As organizations in Kansas certified to nominate producers to serve on the Board, the Kansas Grain Sorghum [...]

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Krissek to Lead Kansas Corn, Sorghum

Feb. 24, 2014–Greg Krissek began his duties today as CEO of the Kansas Corn Growers Association, Kansas Corn Commission and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. Krissek has nearly 25 years of experience working with agriculture, ethanol, renewable energy projects and public policy. Krissek fills the position of Jere White, who announced his retirement on February [...]

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Jere White Honored for Years of Service to Agriculture

Jere White was recently honored by the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association for his years of service to Kansas agriculture. White is retiring as executive director of the Kansas Corn Growers Association (KCGA) and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association (KGSPA) positions he has held since 1988. He has been executive director of the Kansas Corn [...]

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KANSAS COMMODITY CLASSIC IS THURSDAY, FEB. 13 IN MANHATTAN

All Kansas farmers are invited to the Kansas Commodity Classic in Manhattan on Feb. 13, to gain in-depth information on grain markets, a 2014 weather outlook, and projects in some of the state’s key commodities. Mitch Holthus, the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs, will be the featured luncheon speaker. The Commodity Classic is the [...]

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Tell EPA: Don’t Cut Ethanol in the Renewable Fuels Standard

EPA has proposed a 1.4 billion gallon reduction in how much grain-based ethanol will be required under the Renewable Fuel Standard, the federal law that helps get domestic, renewable, cleaner-burning ethanol blended in the nation’s fuel supply. This will have a negative effect on grain prices, and on our state’s ethanol industry. Much of Kansas’ ethanol [...]

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Kansas Sorghum Growers Earn National Awards for Top Yields

State Leads National Competition Based on Harvest Outcomes Kansas growers earned eight of 11 national honors in the National Sorghum Producers Sorghum Yield and Management Contest. grain sorghumFarmers from 23 states entered this year’s contest, which posted winners in non-irrigated and irrigated categories. Edwards County grower Ki Gamble earned the top spot with a top [...]

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Flinchbaugh to Headline Kansas Commodity Classic

Flinchbaugh to Headline 2013 Kansas Commodity Classic Policy, Markets and Weather Highlight Free Event to Farmers, Jan. 16 in Manhattan MANHATTAN, Kan. – Markets, weather, research, technology and policy will be featured at the Kansas Commodity Classic, the annual convention of the Kansas Corn, Wheat and Grain Sorghum Associations on January 16. The Classic w ill [...]

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Kansas Can Benefit from Advanced Biofuel Pathway for Sorghum

This week’s announcement from EPA approving grain sorghum as an eligible feedstock as an advanced biofuel is good news for Kansas, according to the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. Sorghum has long been a major feedstock for Kansas ethanol plants. “The ability to use both grain sorghum and corn at our Kansas ethanol plants has [...]

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Atrazine Settlement Business, Not Science Decision

While corn and grain sorghum growers slept last night, trial attorneys from Texas and Illinois were likely popping corks on bottles of champagne, celebrating a non-science based settlement with Syngenta, the maker of the herbicide atrazine. Jere White, executive director of the Kansas Corn Growers Association and Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association said while community [...]

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Kansas Grain Sorghum Joins Governor Brownback in Celebrating Kansas Agriculture Week

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed March 4-10, 2012 as Kansas Agriculture Week in order to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by Kansas agriculture. “Kansas has a strong agricultural tradition that predates its statehood, and it continues today as a cornerstone of our state’s economy,” Gov. Brownback said. “As we look towards the future, [...]

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