Kansas State University scientists are part of a multistate partnership receiving a $9.6 million, five-year grant to find ways for cattle producers to adapt to climate extremes in their grazing operations.
The Federal Reserve says farm income growth slowed across the Plains and western states in the first quarter as costs increased and the drought lingered.
The bill eliminates direct payments and other farm subsidies, but it also creates new subsidies.
A new government report says just under half the Kansas winter wheat crop shows no damage from the hard freezes that hit the state in April.
An industry group says retail sales of farm tractors and combines in the United States surged last month.
Attorney General Derek Schmidt's office still is determining whether it can release an accounting firm's report on revisions to a 1998 legal settlement between states and tobacco companies.
The Agriculture Department has forecast U.S. farmers will harvest a far smaller winter wheat crop this season than a year ago, particularly for the hard red varieties used to bake bread.