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American Eagle Day

On June 20, 1872 the Great Seal of the United States was adopted, sporting the bald eagle at its center, and for the past...

Yard Sheep

It is during our darkest hours that we come up with our best ideas. That was certainly the case with my latest get-rich-quick scheme,...

Peanut Butter Crinkles

Last week my assistant and I struck out to make a large batch of peanut butter cookie dough for our freezers.  What turned out...

Green All-Terrain Vehicles Tour Flint Hills Pastures To Benefit Four Lyon County Charities

  By Frank J. Buchman Four Lyon County charities were beneficiaries at conclusion of four nights of riding green four-wheeled, all-terrain vehicles in the beautiful Flint...

My Father’s Hands

We lost my father when he was only 52 and I was only 24 years old. I had just learned to enjoy my father...

Summertime moth brigade

By John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau It seems like only yesterday when I raced my buddies down the red-carpeted ramp of the Pix Theater in...

The Rectangular States of America

Despite hating mathematics in general, there was one math class I liked: geometry. I think this is because I have always liked shapely forms,...

Testing The Teachers

I respect the teaching profession, I really do. Believe it or not, I was one once for about thirty minutes. There are many dedicated...

If Only that Old Shed Could Talk

  Today it’s nothing but a dilapidated pile of old lumber in the middle of a wheat field; so far off the road in fact...

The Covered Dish: Mango Honey Sangria

It’s been busy on the work front but at home the pace has finally slowed down a bit.  A few ‘goals and objectives’ are...
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K-State ag economist explains benefits of profitability maps

Precision agriculture has opened management options for farmers MANHATTAN, Kan. – Satellites, yield monitors and numerous other technologies have given farmers massive amounts of information...

Balance family’s finances against comfort with risk, says K-State expert

When you can’t avoid risk, make a plan based on what you can accept MANHATTAN, Kan. – Much of life is fraught with risk, from...

Thankfulness In Troubled Times

“Oh how can things get any worse?” The comment has been heard frequently over the past several months. Yet common opinion seems to be that...

McPherson State Fishing Lake Worthy of a Trip

The year was 1957; the date was somewhere between March 1 and May 1 depending on whose account you read. As quoted in the...

Apple raisin dressing,

A week of new beginnings. For the first time, since moving to the Ozarks, I got to attend the Veteran’s Day parade in Branson....