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USDA to grant millions for wetlands mitigation banks

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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is announcing that $9-million is available for farmers in Nebraska and elsewhere to set up agriculture-only Wetlands Mitigation Banks. Vilsack says the mitigation banks that exist now give an advantage to big developers over individual farmers. “Several states have begun the process of establishing agriculture-only mitigation banks that are available […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 12/22/2015

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  Kansas Farm Service Agency Director Adrian Polansky outlined new “Actively Engaged” rules announced last week by the USDA.  The […]

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Nebraska receiving $2.4M to help preserve Ogallala Aquifer

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Nebraska will receive a large chunk of federal money going to help preserve the Ogallala Aquifer. The United States Department of Agriculture will spend eight million dollars to reduce use of the aquifer, improve its water quality, and enhance the economic viability of the agricultural land it waters. The money comes through the USDA’s Natural […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/10/2015

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  Tom Leffler with Leffler Commodities in Augusta was our guest on Tuesday’s Ag Issues program.  The discussion focused on […]

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Kansas Ag Issues Podcast – 11/05/2015

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  Dr. Bill Brown, Kansas Animal Health Commissioner with the Kansas Department of Agriculture joined us on Thursday’s Ag Issues […]

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