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Kansas farm groups not backing Huelskamp

Posted: 07/11/2014 - The Republican congressman from the sprawling 1st Congressional District of western and central Kansas has lost the support of the state's two major farm groups in the GOP primary.

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Rainfall comes too late to help SW Kansas crop

Posted: 07/03/2014 - Farmers in parched southwest Kansas say the unusually high amount of rain that fell last month came too late to help the dryland wheat crop but just in time to delay harvesting of what little of the crop managed to survive.

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3 conservation groups sue over listing of grouse

Posted: 06/17/2014 - Three conservation groups are suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over the agency's designation of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species rather than an endangered one.

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Winter wheat harvest projection lowered

Posted: 06/11/2014 - The latest government snapshot shows the Agriculture Department has revised downward its forecast for the nation's drought-stricken winter wheat crop.

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Kansas oil producer knocks prairie chicken status

Posted: 06/04/2014 - A Wichita oil company executive says the federal government's listing of the lesser prairie chicken as threatened has hampered his firm's operations in western Kansas.

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Corn to be planted in anti-pipeline message

Posted: 05/31/2014 - Opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast hope to cultivate more resistance to the project by planting corn in the shape of a message.

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Rains raise farmer's outlook

Posted: 05/27/2014 - Beneficial rains the past week improving Kansas farmer's outlook for their crops.

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Feds reassure farmers over lesser prairie chicken

Posted: 05/22/2014 - Federal authorities are reassuring Kansas farmers and other landowners that the listing of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species won't affect their ability to enter or exit the Conservation Reserve Program.

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