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2006 Session - June through December

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 AGRICULTURE, 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, June through December, 2006

Dave Skretta
Vet shortage hinders food safety
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006

Marcus Kabel
Wal-Mart looks at corn-gas fuel
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006

Roxanna Hegeman
Farms weather energy hike
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/1/2006

Jim French
Kansan sees need for change
Lawrence Journal World, 6/4/2006

The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Ethanol fuel grow our own [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/5/2006

Amy Bickel
History of Harvest
Hutchinson News, 6/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Reno County wheat harvest gets off to disappointing start
Hutchinson News, 6/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Harvest is on
Wichita Eagle, 6/7/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kathleen Sebelius
Challenges opportunities faced by rural Kansans
Chanute Tribune, 6/8/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Small town reels as drought devastates wheat
Lawrence Journal World, 6/9/2006

Matt McNabb
Wheat harvest spotty
Hutchinson News, 6/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

LeRoy Wilson
Area farmers disappointed with yields
Garden City Telegram, 6/13/2006

Victoria Sizemore Long
Kansas laments low wheat yields
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Firm eyes Kansas as a rice producer
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Hal Lockard and Barbara Hollingsworth
Grain elevator claims life
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/15/2006

Amy Bickel
'Thin & short'
Hutchinson News, 6/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Smoldering grain brings firefighters back to elevator
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/16/2006

Disheartening harvest
Kansas City Star, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Lower elevation
Hutchinson News, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
$85M ethanol plant to be built in Stevens County
Hutchinson News, 6/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas wheat harvest called 'mediocre'
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/17/2006

Associated Press
Kansas to gain an ethanol plant
Kansas City Star, 6/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Tough customers custom harvest ponder how long they'll keep going
Hutchinson News, 6/17/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Canola crops creep into wheat country
Wichita Eagle, 6/18/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Despite rain, area harvest nears end
Wichita Eagle, 6/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
Congressman to see drought conditions in western Kansas
Hutchinson News, 6/21/2006

Amy Bickel
Drought conditions portend more troubles for farmers
Hutchinson News, 6/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Suber
Japan's ban on beef leaves little to respect
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/22/2006

Martin Fackler
Ending beef ban doesn't stop fuming
Kansas City Star, 6/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Japan agrees to lift U.S. beef ban
Hutchinson News, 6/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Michael Hooper
Rain in some areas slows harvest, which is 77 percent done
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/23/2006

Sarah Benson
Rain a mixed bag during harvest
Lawrence Journal World, 6/23/2006

Sebelius welcomes news that American beef destined for Japan
Metro News, 6/23/2006

Eric Swanson
Producers, lawmakers wait for Japan to resume beef trade
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/23/2006

Cattle rustling not yet extinct in Kansas [cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 6/23/2006

Amy Bickel
Disappointing wheat harvest comes to end
Hutchinson News, 6/25/2006

Patrick Lowry
Smell reduction [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 6/25/2006 [Newsbank article]

Talking tough on trade
Hutchinson News, 6/25/2006

Ann Marie Bush
USDA Rural Development partners with Let's Help Inc.
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/28/2006

Amy Bickel
Kansas tops all states in CRP sign-ups this year
Hutchinson News, 6/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Alan Bjerga
Brownback pushes for nonfood ag expo
Wichita Eagle, 6/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Wheat farmers hope for a holiday off
Wichita Eagle, 7/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
First waves of poor harvest affect region
Hays Daily News, 7/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

George Diepenbrock
Growing more, living with less
Lawrence Journal World, 7/3/2006

J-W Staff Reports
Former governor appointed to bioscience authority
Lawrence Journal World, 7/8/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Wheat harvest finishes; quality high
Wichita Eagle, 7/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristin Markway
Feedlot owner fined $31,000
Salina Journal, 7/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Carson Walker
Daschle, Dole talk renewable energy
Hutchinson News, 7/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Murphy
States are on the "D" for killer bees
Kansas City Star, 7/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Construction of ethanol plant to begin in December
Hutchinson News, 7/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Regaining market access
Hutchinson News, 7/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Drought hurts cattlemen
Hutchinson News, 7/28/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Cattleman hail Japan's decision
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/29/2006
Amy Bickel
Can I see your ID?
Hutchinson News, 7/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
KU hopes to reap biorefining bounty
Lawrence Journal World, 8/3/2006

Tim Vandenack
Governor praises groundbreaking of ethanol plant
Hutchinson News, 8/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Steve Fry
Crops shrivel in sun
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/6/2006

Mark Davis
Oil prices fuel ethanol boom
Kansas City Star, 8/6/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Research grant may turn grass into gas
Wichita Eagle, 8/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Ryan D. Wilson
County to control all state mandated weeds
Chanute Tribune, 8/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Moon
State Farmers offer mixed picture
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/29/2006

Martin Hawver
A shift in the agricultural field
Kansas City Kansan, 8/29/2006

Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 9/1/2006

Amy Bickel
Producers: Drought relief falls short
Hutchinson News, 9/3/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Panel set to discuss impact of bioscience
Garden City Telegram, 9/7/2006

Ryan D. Wilson
County declares drought emergency
Chanute Tribune, 9/9/2006 [Newsbank article]

Andrea Burns
Drought assistance available to livestock producers
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/9/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas farmers' concerns greet Senate Ag chairman
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
USDA apologizes for error
Salina Journal, 9/12/2006
Kathy Hanks
Ag secretary admits to addiction: toy tractors
Hutchinson News, 9/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Acres of wheat to rise with prices
Hutchinson News, 9/20/2006 [Newsbank article]

The Columbus Dispatch [cartoon]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/21/2006

Amy Bickel
Fall harvest won't bust bins, but it's not bad
Hutchinson News, 9/22/2006

Amy Bickel
Kansas farmers pressing Congress for drought aid
Hutchinson News, 9/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Gregory Schneider
Farm debt solution --- Health savings accounts
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/23/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas expects bumper cotton crop this year
Wichita Eagle, 9/24/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jaacobs Griekspoor
Kansas fields to grow pharmaceutical rice
Wichita Eagle, 9/30/2006 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
Rice is nice, but for Kansas?
Manhattan Mercury, 10/1/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Mediocre corn crop reported
Hutchinson News, 10/5/2006 [Newsbank article]

Mike Belt
Farmer see joys of soys
Lawrence Journal World, 10/9/2006

Scott Canon
In wheat state, corn now reigns
Kansas City Star, 10/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Ethanol in Kansas growth industry
Wichita Eagle, 10/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Packers cut back operations
Hutchinson News, 10/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jan Biles
Crop report harvest hit and miss
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/16/2006

Gilbert M. Gaul, Dan Morgan and Sarah Cohen
U.S. gives farmers bumper crop of aid
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/15/2006

Kansas farmers eligible for disaster assistance
Chanute Tribune, 10/19/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Co-ops profit from teamwork
Hutchinson News, 10/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials
Facing reality [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 10/27/2006

Scott Schudy
Kansans seek to reclaim horticulture
Lawrence Journal World, 10/29/2006

Amy Bickel
White Gold
Hutchinson News, 11/4/2006 [Newsbank article]

Agricultural statistics
Hutchinson News, 11/12/2006

Focus of Farm Bill should shift to conserving resources
Kansas City Star, 11/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
Agritourism hits home in Osborne County
Hays Daily News, 11/19/2006

Stacie R. Sandall
Agritourism finds home in NW Kansas
Hays Daily News, 11/19/2006

Michael Hooper
Ethanol production has increased demand for the crop
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/21/2006

Kwang-Tae Kim
S. Korea to stop shipments of Kansas beef
Lawrence Journal World, 11/24/2006

Pete Weil
Southwest Kansas should welcome ag-related businesses
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/25/2006

Editorial Board
Agriculture's good news
Hutchinson News, 11/27/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jim Suber
Things farmers must consider
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/1/2006

Associated Press
Logan County ultimatum: Move cattle or pay for land poisoning
Hutchinson News, 12/2/2006 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Frigid blast raises worries about wheat crop
Lawrence Journal World, 12/2/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Livestock group sets goal for 2007
Wichita Eagle, 12/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Despite drought, most of state's crop rates good to excellent
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Unruh
All about beef
Hutchinson News, 12/10/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Kansas is a high traffic cattle state
Salina Journal, 12/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Safe eating
Garden City Telegram, 12/11/2006

Amy Bickel
Official: Kansas is 'wide open' to agriterrorism
Hutchinson News, 12/11/2006 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Farming coalition raises voice
Hutchinson News, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristen Waggener
Feedlots daunting task
Hutchinson News, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristen Waggener
Feedlots adjust to new biosecurity challenges
Salina Journal, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristen Waggener
Feedlots adjust to new challenges
Garden City Telegram, 12/12/2006

Amy Bickel
Thriving cattle truck traffic exposes state to potential threats
Chanute Tribune, 12/12/2006 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Meatpacker sues to test its product
Hutchinson News, 12/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Abundance of fake documents lead to meat security worries
Hutchinson News, 12/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Kristen Waggener
Feedlots adjust to new challenges in changing world
Chanute Tribune, 12/13/2006 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
SW Kan. plants react to crackdown
Hutchinson News, 12/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Jodie Garcia
Meat inspection reports available to public
Hays Daily News, 12/14/2006

Chris Green
Johnson out, Faber in as chairman of House ag committee
Hays Daily News, 12/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Raids could affect price of meat
Wichita Eagle, 12/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Progress aside, beef big still faces threats
Hutchinson News, 12/15/2006

Chris Green
Despite progress, beef industry faces threats
Salina Journal, 12/15/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
State's beef industry progressing
Hays Daily News, 12/15/2006

Editorial Board
What could be in store
Hutchinson News, 12/16/2006 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Despite progress, state's beef industry faces threat
Chanute Tribune, 12/16/2006

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Area cattle industry could face tough year
Wichita Eagle, 12/17/2006 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Raids may change meat industry
Lawrence Journal World, 12/17/2006

Scott Rothschild
Sierra Club lobbyist headed to Nevada
Salina Journal, 12/18/2006

Emerson Lynn Jr
Bioscience company will make medicine from Kansas rice [opinion]
Iola Register, 12/18/2006

Roxana Hegeman
Report: Sumner tops in wheat
Hutchinson News, 12/20/2006

Randy Scholfield
Open up Cuban market ripe for Kansas farmers
Wichita Eagle, 12/21/2006 [Newsbank article]

David R. Cross
Don't fear eating beef
Hutchinson News, 12/22/2006 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Sedgwick Co. wheat yield is state's fifth-largest
Wichita Eagle, 12/27/2006 [Newsbank article]



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