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2007 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 AGRICULTURE, January through May, 2007.

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, 2007

Jim Suber
Agricultural forecasts for 2007 are ripe for the picking
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Ranchers trying to keep cattle alive
Hutchinson News, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Helping out [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 1/4/2007

Eric Swanson
Governor: State will ask feds for disaster assistance
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/4/2007

Associated Press
Cattle losses mount in storm's aftermath
Chanute Tribune, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
National Guard drops feed to cattle
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/5/2007

Associated Press
Cattle losses mount
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2007

John Schlageck
Our people, our policy
Emporia Gazette, 1/6/2007

Associated Press
Storm could help western Kansas crops
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2007

Michael Hooper
Kansas soybean expo economic boon for farmers?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007

George Diepenbrock
Kansas delegation focuses on Farm Bill
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2007
Roxana Hegeman
Report: Kansas plants 10.3M wheat acres
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007

Mike Belt
Livestock producers forced to fork out more money
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2007

Rare flurries save sand, but winter wheat suffers
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007
Amy Bickel
KCA sees 25 percent increase in membership
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Storm fallout
Garden City Telegram, 1/23/2007

Where's the hay?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Cattlemen struggling after storm
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Cattlemen struggling after storm
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2007

Eric Weslander
Event acquaints youngsters with realities of agriculture
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2007

Matt McNabb
Agroterrorism a hot topic at KCA convention
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Senator hopes to bring bioscience lab to Kansas
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007

Editorial Board
Does farm policy need to change?
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Kansas becoming fertile state for wine industry
Garden City Telegram, 2/1/2007

Tim Carpenter
Moran: Farm bill helps, but falls short
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Horse bill
Garden City Telegram, 2/3/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Environmental issues rising in farm bill debate
Garden City Telegram, 2/3/2007

Associated Press
Farm-state senators fight for aid
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2007

Tim Vandenack
Farmers decry plan for new irrigation wells
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]
Editorial Board
Farm bill is spot on
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Carbon program planned
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007

Norm Jennings
Toasting Kansans
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2007

Associated Press
Program could help farmers' finances
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Ranchers still owed money
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Dennis J. Brown
Douglas County losing its farms
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007

Sam Hananel
Farm bill proposal a mixed bag for Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Moisture, higher grain prices fueling farming boom
Hutchinson News, 2/14/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Injuries spur action
Hutchinson News, 2/15/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Farm service to consolidate 11 offices
Lawrence Journal World, 2/16/2007

Wheat groups take major step to advance technology
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/16/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Farm Service Agency closing 11 offices
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/17/2007

Eagle Staff
FSA urges consolidation of 11 county offices in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]

Special to the Daily Union
Kansas NRCS offices to close
Junction City Daily Union, 2/18/2007

Dan Margolies
Ruling could pay off for meatpackers
Kansas City Star, 2/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Vendors fear crackdown on chemical
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Bill would track fertilizer purchases
Garden City Telegram, 2/21/2007

Ralph Ostmeyer
Gove deserves a fair hearing
Hays Daily News, 2/25/2007

Scott Canon
Plan for lab-altered rice advances
Kansas City Star, 3/1/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sam Hananel
USDA approves plan to grow genetically modified rice in Kansas
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/3/2007

Sam Hananel
USDA allows genetically modified rice crop in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

J. Neil Jednoralski
Jednoralski's letter to the editor
Salina Journal, 3/3/2007

Amy Bickel
Public meetings planned on closings
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007 [Newsbank article]

Janis Lee
CREP generates unexpected controversy
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/5/2007

Associated Press
Little freeze damage found in Kansas wheat crop
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/6/2007

Jim Suber
Closings won't help reach goal
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

John Schlageck
A sign of the times
Chanute Tribune, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tim Vandenack
Farmers, shops plan fight against FSA office closings
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas ripe for biodiesel production
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]
Associated Press
FSA office closing met with dismay
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Farmers, businesses plan fight against FSA office closings
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2007

Government jobs [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Seed in demand as corn prices climb
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2007

Roxana Hegeman
High corn price tempers conservation acreage
Lawrence Journal World, 3/14/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Seed supply tight amid corn boom
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2007
Increased corn planting for ethanol [cartoon]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/13/2007

Patrick Lowry
Corn's high price [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 3/14/2007

Kevin Elliott
Citizens' group protesting hog farm
Manhattan Mercury, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jeremy Shapiro
Elkhart lines up to protest FSA closure
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Ashley Nietfeld
Local beef-packing plants emphasize continued education for employees
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/19/2007

Biotech firm coming to Junction City
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007

Harris News Service
Senate to send request to USDA
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Tom A. Throne
Looking to the future
Junction City Daily Union, 3/20/2007

State senators sends request to USDA
Hays Daily News, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]

Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Biotech rice Kansas crop will produce medicine to help children
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

From Wire Service
Moran says he oppose FSA plans to close 11 offices
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2007

Associated Press
Firm plans to start small with genetically modified rice crop
Chanute Tribune, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorials

More corn [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2007

Steve Baccus
Umbarger should be applauded, not criticized [letter to the editor]
Chanute Tribune, 3/23/2007

Editorial Board
Sign of the times
Hutchinson News, 3/24/2007 [Newsbank article]

Stephanie Farley
Region celebrates importance of ag industry
Garden City Telegram, 3/24/2007

Christine Metz
Company's plan for modified rice creates debate
Lawrence Journal World, 3/25/2007

Maria Sudenkum Fisher
Ethanol boom creates dilemma for farmers and small towns
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007

Roy Graber
Farmers, state seek to rid land of feral swine
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/29/2007

Tim Hrenchir
Wetter weather helping wheat crop
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007

Fatality figures underscore high risks of farm work
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/30/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Forecast: Wheat plentiful, prices high
Hutchinson News, 3/30/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Report: Corn crop biggest since '44
Hutchinson News, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Corn prices tumble post-report
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007

Scott Seirer
Test our food? Of course [editorial]
Salina Journal, 4/2/2007

Staff Reports
Resolution would prevent closing FSA offices
Hutchinson News, 4/2/2007
Edie Hall
Freeze may harm healthy wheat crop
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2007

Roxana Hegeman
Report: Freezes damage nearly half of wheat crop
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/10/2007

Associated Press
Wheat suffers freeze damage
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007

P.J. Griekspoor
Farmers unsure of damage to wheat
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2007

Mark Fagan
Wheat farmers await damage assessment
Lawrence Journal World, 4/18/2007



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