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Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services is here to assist you with your agricultural questions. We have been providing Kansas producers with legal, financial and mediation services for over 25 years.

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USDA Encourages Producers to Consider Risk Protection Coverage before Fall Crop Sales Deadlines
WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2015 – Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini today encouraged producers to examine the available U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop risk protection options, including federal crop insurance and Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) coverage, before the sales deadline for fall crops. Read more...

Kansas Farmers Encouraged to be Proactive in Wheat Disease Control
Manhattan, Kansas, Aug. 20, 2015 – Kansas farmers are encouraged to be especially cognizant during wheat planting season to select wheat varieties with high resistance to fungal diseases as well as to apply fungicides to seed before drilling wheat this season.  Wheat flag smut was detected in Kansas earlier this summer and with potential yield and trade implications from the fungus prevention in the upcoming crop will be important. Read more...

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2015 – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) Administrator Val Dolcini today announced that the Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) program, which provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities, will now include dairy, flowers and meats as eligible commodities. Read more...

Soybean Cyst Nematodes Overcoming a Common Management Tool
MANHATTAN, Kansas, August 14, 2015 — A common tool used to manage a destructive soybean pest is losing its effectiveness, warned a Kansas State University nematologist.

Scientists at a recent meeting of Midwestern plant nematologists reported that they had observed a steady decrease in effectiveness of PI 88788 resistance against the soybean cyst nematode. Read more...

southwest KansasK-State Southwest Field Day Will Include Field Tours, Seminars and Ag Product Displays
GARDEN CITY, Kansas, August 12, 2015 – Kansas State University’s Southwest Research-Extension Center will host Field Day 2015 on Thursday, Aug. 27. The day starts with registration, coffee and donuts from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and features field tours, seminars and agricultural product displays. Read more...

Fall Crop Seminar Planned Aug. 26 in Hays
HAYS, Kansas, August 11, 2015 – Kansas State University’s Agricultural Research Center-Hays is hosting its Fall Crop Seminar Aug. 26 in the auditorium at the center, located at 1232 240th Ave. in Hays.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with presentations by K-State Research and Extension specialists on a variety of key production and economic topics through the morning, capped off by a barbecue lunch at noon. There is no charge to attend, and advance registration is not required. Read more...

We can help!
Kansas Agricultural Mediation Services provides agriculturists the resources they need to solve legal and financial issues. If you have any questions about how we can provide assistance, please give us a call. Calls are free and confidential.

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Char Henton, Mediation Coordinator

Forrest Buhler, Staff Attorney

Janel Koons, Extension Assistant

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