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2006 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to AGING, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue

ARTICLES ON AGRICULTURE, January through May, 2006

Amy Bickel
A look at Kansas cotton production
Hutchinson News, 1/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Farmers look to future
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas wheat planting tops 10 million acres
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006

Roxanna Hegeman
Kansas farmers plant 10.2 million acres of wheat
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/13/2006

Mark Fagan
Heading into new market
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2006

Jim Suber
Crop forecasts bearish
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Cargill offers health accounts to farmers
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Japan's decision blow to beef industry
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Japan move stuns Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2006

Amy Bickel
Economists say 2006 could see more farm sales
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
New mad cow rends ranchers
Wichita Eagle, 1/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Agriculture industry largely neutral on biofuels mandate
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Ag industry skeptical of bill mandating bio-fuels
Salina Journal, 1/26/2006

Amy Bickel
Hope on the farm young farmers willing to face myriad challenges
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
Farm agency seeks to retool
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Water is in short supply for wheat and for cattle in much of the state
Wichita Eagle, 2/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dan Johnson
U. S. food supply remains safe
Hays Daily News, 2/5/2006

Suffering more setbacks
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ag budget squeeze
Wichita Eagle, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Chairman says wheat bill too controversial
Chanute Tribune, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Ag chairman calls wheat bill too controversial
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006

Associated Press
Japanese officials tour Kansas beef operations
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Kansan touts American beef to Japanese fearful of mad cow
Lawrence Journal World, 2/11/2006

Amy Bickel
Conference aims to increase number of women farmers
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Karen Mikols
Ag center hearing may draw crowd
Hays Daily News, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Wildfires, continued drought force cattlemen to adjust
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Drought is parching southwest Kansas
Emporia Gazette, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Gillen to lead western Kansas research centers
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
An agricultural mecca, Kansas ranks sixth among the 50 states in exports--worth more than $2.9B
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006

Jason Probst
China taking a bigger piece of the export pie
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006

Jim Suber
Food fight simmers
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/22/2006

Larry and Florence Goetz
Feedlot operation needs to be scrutinized [reader forum]
Hays Daily News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jason Probst
Central livestock audit to take time
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Serious financial losses
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ryan Riordan
Farm bill may bode well
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Dry outlook raises fears for upcoming growing season
Hutchinson News, 3/1/2006

P.J. Griekspoor
Ag department names plant-protection manager
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

The News Staff
Officials seek comment on FSA
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Now you know Kansas wheat harvest
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Holding hope for crop-saving rain
Wichita Eagle, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ryan D. Wilson
Agritourism conference draws interest
Chanute Tribune, 3/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kan. wheat crop showing effects of dry weather
Hutchinson News, 3/9/2006

Ryan Riordan
Ag chief defends budget plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2006

Roxana Hegeman
'A perfect storm' predicted for farmers
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Drought, fuel prices threaten farmers
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
State officials squeal over wild hog issue
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Drought, fuel prices dampen spring outlook on nation's farms
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/10/2006

Ag department hog eradication aims to halt spread of disease
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2006

Associated Press
Feds kill feral hogs
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/11/2006

Amy Bickel
Farms and ranches still vulnerable
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

William G. Britton
True farm economics
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Wheat condition worsens despite rains
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2006

Ric Anderson
Dry conditions leave state ripe for grass fires
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Winds take away some wheat hopes
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Federal team surveys farm storm damage
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2006

Associated Press
Drought prompts state response
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/18/2006

Steve Painter and Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Drought runs deep Sebelius could restrict water use
Wichita Eagle, 3/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Adrian Polansky
Honor farm contract
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansans continue mulling future of wind energy
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/19/2006

Associated Press
Drought prompts state response
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Mad cow disease we eat beef
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/21/2006

The News Staff
Snow helps SW Kansas wheat crop
Hutchinson News, 3/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Mad Cow disease Kansas meatpacker seeks OK to test
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006

Libby Quaid
Kansas firm wants its cattle tested for mad cow disease
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2006

Libby Quaid
Meatpacker sparks industry fight over mad cow testing
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Libby Quaid
Meatpacker sues for tests
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/24/2006

Libby Quaid
Meatpacker sues government over mad cow testing
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Session will showcase loans, grants for renewable energy
Wichita Eagle, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Animal cruelty in Kansas tougher law needed to help protect pets
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2006

Mary Clarkin
Farmers enrolled in CRP face catch-22
Hutchinson News, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Suber
Farm report complete, telling
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2006

Roxana Hegeman
State bracing for 'killer bees'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Livestock official: Animal ID necessary
Wichita Eagle, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
'Killer bees' may swarm into state
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Farmers plant less corn amid drought, high input costs
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006

Mike Belt
Drought, fire may deter killer bees
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas farmers planting less corn
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Griekspoor
Kansas farmers' cash receipts were up in 2004
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas expects killer bees in '06
Wichita Eagle, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Farmers plan alternatives
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Bruce Friedrich
Humane treatment of animals [letters to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 4/6/2006

Stephen Wade
Let's make it one more step [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Protests divide meatpackers
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2006

John Schlageck
Hope springs eternal
Junction City Daily Union, 4/12/2006

Amy Bickel
Small amounts of rain offer little help for parched fields
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Meatpackers back reform efforts
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas prairie could use some rain
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Dan Johnson
More veterinarians needed
Hays Daily News, 4/16/2006

Associated Press
New crop is out of this world
Hutchinson News, 4/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Winter wheat crops struggle as Kansas temperatures soar
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006

Jim Suber
Report is worth the money
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Commissioner seeks funds to monitor swine
Hutchinson News, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

LeRoy Wilson
Cattle rustling not a thing of the past
Garden City Telegram, 4/20/2006

Sarah Kessinger
African farmer meets with Kansans
Hutchinson News, 4/20/2006

Terry Rombeck
Ripe for tourism
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006

Scott Rothschild
Farmers contend with record-high fuel costs
Lawrence Journal World, 4/22/2006

Alan Bjerga
Kansas farmers get break in Iraq market
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Chapman
USDA irrationally blocks Kansas meatpacker's plan
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2006

Associated Press
Dry conditions cause farmers to delay
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2006

John Curtis
Overcoming drought, beef ban important for agribusiness success
Dodge City Daily Globe, 4/29/2006

Kansas Beef Council
Facts about Kansas beef
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2006

Michael Hooper
Beef prices reflect a consumer's market
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/30/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Winter wheat gets ready to go early
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Wheat Tour sees damage; crops ahead of normal
Wichita Eagle, 5/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Wheat tour forecasts tough harvest for winter wheat crop
Chanute Tribune, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
House, Senate disagree on beef-packer proviso
Chanute Tribune, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Drought, freeze take toll on wheat crop
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Lawmakers dispute beef packing item
Hutchinson News, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Wheat tour forecasts tough harvest for winter wheat crop
Kansas City Kansan, 5/6/2006

Associated Press
Winter wheat continues deterioration despite rains
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Meatpacker proviso removed from budget
Salina Journal, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Johanns' farm process
Hutchinson News, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Wheat disease a threat to estimate
Hays Daily News, 5/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Winter wheat forecast grim
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/13/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Government forecasts short U.S. winter wheat harvest
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/13/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Conversion aid could be quencher for irrigators
Garden City Telegram, 5/13/2006

Tim Hrenchir
Firm in line for incentives steams some rice farmers
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/17/2006

Amy Bickel
Amber ripples
Hutchinson News, 5/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

LeRoy Wilson
Producers Wheat crops not looking good
Garden City Telegram, 5/17/2006

Associated Press
Wheat prices rising
Manhattan Mercury, 5/19/2006

Sarah Kessinger
Western part of state looks for rain
Garden City Telegram, 5/20/2006

Sarah Kessinger
W. Kansas thirsts for rain
Hutchinson News, 5/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Lagging behind on E85
Hutchinson News, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kansas should catch up on ethanol [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 5/24/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Straight to the heartland
Salina Journal, 5/24/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas wheat crops mature early this year
Hutchinson News, 5/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Farmers fear cut in fed aid
Hutchinson News, 5/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas wheat crop shows poor harvest
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006

Amy Bickel
Rain halts young wheat harvest in Kiowa
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2006




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