Risk is a huge variable in any business. For those involved in agriculture, risk is involved in nearly every decision we make.
For far too many of us, the money we earn is spent almost as soon as we make it.
Unless something changes in the moisture situation, Barb Downey and husband, Joe Carpenter will not burn their grassland in the Flint Hills this season.
Seventeen years ago, the first week of January, 2001, I started my career in community newspapering as the managing editor of the Lincoln Sentinel-Republican.
For more than 230 years, agriculture has been the vital thread in the fabric of our nation.
Yessirree, I am back in all my glory minus a few important body parts.
Some say the landscape in central and western Kansas looks like a barren, brown wasteland. Others believe that statement may be too kind.
I think we can all agree that economic development doesn’t happen overnight. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint,” as the saying goes.
One hundred forty-bushel dryland corn in Norton County?
Impossible. Won’t ever happen. Can’t be done.
In response to Dorothy Andreson’s letter from the Sept. 14 issue: