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June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, 2008.

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

June through December, 2008

Roxana Hegeman
Rural Kansas economy booming
Lawrence Journal World, 6/1/2008

Associated Press
Biodefense-lab safety concerns GAO
Wichita Eagle, 6/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
K-State one of four finalists vying for facility
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2008

Tim Carpenter
State officials hope to attract defense facility
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2008

NBAF Bid best choice [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2008

Chad Lawhorn
Farmers dispute district's right to pump groundwater out of area
Lawrence Journal World, 6/14/2008

Tim Carpenter
Disease outbreak would hit state worst
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/21/2008

Amy Bickel
A wheat farmer's last stand
Hutchinson News, 6/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Elevators put under embargoes
Hutchinson News, 6/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
Some Kansas wheat embargoed for fungicide testing
Emporia Gazette, 6/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

George Teagarden
Kansas continues to improve foreign animal disease responses [letters to the editor]
Manhattan Mercury, 6/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mike Corn
Officials lift wheat embargo in area
Hays Daily News, 6/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Roxana Hegeman
New report raises Kansas wheat forecast
Lawrence Journal World, 7/12/2008

Michael Strand
Future restaurant inspections expected to be available online
Salina Journal, 7/19/2008

Monica Springer
Locally grown
Garden City Telegram, 7/21/2008

Jean Kozubowski
Farming water at risk [editorial]
Salina Journal, 7/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Safe food [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 7/22/2008

Maria Sudekum Fisher
Study: Kansas may lose $1 billion
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/25/2008

Grain investigation
Emporia Gazette, 7/28/2008

Speak up on NBAF [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 7/30/2008

Linda Weis
NBAF would be dynamic addition
Manhattan Mercury, 7/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Disease facility debated
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
Kansas makes pitch for federal facility
Kansas City Star, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
State makes case for biodefense lab
Wichita Eagle, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Leaders assure public of lab's safety
Lawrence Journal World, 8/1/2008

Bill Felber
Manhattan's turn
Manhattan Mercury, 8/1/2008

Sarah Nightingale
NBAF's potential costs, benefit
Manhattan Mercury, 8/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
Sebelius touts Kansas for biodefense lab
Dodge City Daily Globe, 8/1/2008

Associated Press
KC Chamber group could be player in Kansas biosciences
Wichita Eagle, 8/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Anthrax accusation raises new objections to NBAF
Lawrence Journal World, 8/2/2008

A win for the Kansas bid [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
Talk of defense lab sparks worry
Kansas City Star, 8/5/2008

Scott Rothschild
State unveils new trademark for agricultural products
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2008

Dan Richardson
Manhattan, NBAF could thrive together
Manhattan Mercury, 8/8-9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Felber
Flora site: Just politics?
Manhattan Mercury, 8/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

May the best applicant win [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
K-State confident it can earn bid for biolab
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/12/2008

Bioterrorism lab testing
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/12/2008

Larry Margasak
Short list raises big question
Kansas City Star, 8/12/2008

Scott Rothschild
NBAF decision sparks outrage
Lawrence Journal World, 8/12/2008

Bio-and agro-defense facility teacher's pet? [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/13/2008

Scott Rothschild
Kansas gains national attention in efforts to attract biodefense lab
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008

George Diepenbrook
Bioscience authority OKs operating plan
Lawrence Journal World, 8/16/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Citizens group opposes bio lab
Junction City Daily Union, 8/17/2008

Tom Bell
It's the same old thing [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/17/2008

Megan Moser
Manhattan, KSU in competition for research site
Manhattan Mercury, 8/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Larson
NBAF will help livestock industry and public
Manhattan Mercury, 8/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Voorhis
Ag products aircraft lift state exports
Wichita Eagle, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

NBAF's opponents [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Museum project needs boost [editorial]
Johnson County Sun, 8/20/2008

Bill Felber
Anti-NBAF group states its case
Manhattan Mercury, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

K-State News Service
Researchers receive $1 million grant
Manhattan Mercury, 8/24/2008

Tom Manney
Discrediting NBAF foes demeans Mercury
Manhattan Mercury, 8/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Thomson
Manhattan is clearly the best site for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 8/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kelly F. Lechtenberg
NBAF in Kansas is vital to U.S. biosecurity
Manhattan Mercury, 8/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gary Conrad
Key NBAF safety issues remain unresolved
Manhattan Mercury, 8/29/2008

Ron Trewyn
Recent criticisms of NBAF unfounded
Manhattan Mercury, 9/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Ned Seaton
Who paid for the recent NBAF advertisements in the Mercury?
Manhattan Mercury, 9/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
NBAF a big deal at town meeting
Manhattan Mercury, 9/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Larson
Animal disease danger
Kansas City Star, 9/9/2008

Chris Green
Aiming for farm support
Hutchinson News, 9/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Biotech corn, soybeans encroaching on wheat acres
Garden City Telegram, 9/18/2008

Associated Press
Kansas today Biotech corn, soybeans encroaching on wheat acres
Manhattan Mercury, 9/18/2008

Associated Press
Biotech corn, soybeans encroaching on wheat acres
Emporia Gazette, 9/20/-21/2008

George Teagarden
Kansas focused on protecting U. S. food
Manhattan Mercury, 9/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Country of origin [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/26/2008 [Newsbank article]

Agriculture farm resurgence [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/30/2008

The Capital-Journal
Ag department will oversee food safety, lodging
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chris Green
Officials: Food oversight shift may be benefit
Hutchinson News, 10/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Chuck Kurtz
KSU ready to partner with county schools
Johnson County Sun, 10/8/2008

Bill Felber
Texas ups offer for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 10/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Fair attendance falls with rain in 2008
Hutchinson News, 10/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Limited staff in Kansas Farm Service Agency Offices
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/11/2008

The fair's folly [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Biosecurity Texas' late lab incentive spurned
Lawrence Journal World, 10/11/2008

Wire and News Releases
Kansas joins lawsuit in beef deal
Emporia Gazette, 10/21/2008

Associated Press
Prices down amid meltdown, big crop
Garden City Telegram, 10/21/2008

Chris Green
Panel looks at benefits, drawbacks of warming
Hutchinson News, 10/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Official: 'Business as usual' if sale is blocked
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/23/2008

Associated Press
County puts weather up for vote
Lawrence Journal World, 10/27/2008

State promoting program to protect Kansas livestock
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/6/2008

Martin Hawver
Big milk fights over labeling
Junction City Daily Union, 11/10/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Kansas mulls tighter labels for milk
Dodge City Daily Globe, 11/13/2008

Patrick Lowry
Hormones in milk [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 11/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Monica Springer
Polansky: Plenty of corn for fuel, food
Garden City Telegram, 11/19/2008

Bill Felber
Word on NBAF likely by Dec. 5
Manhattan Mercury, 11/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Kansas looks at changes in milk labels
Kansas City Star, 11/29/2008

James Carlson
Milk labeling proposal draws ire
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/3/2008

Chris Green
Opponents lobby hard against milk labeling rule
Hutchinson News, 12/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Felber
NBAF-- got it
Manhattan Mercury, 12/3/2008

Scott Rothschild
Kansas gets nod for $450M biodefense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 12/4/2008

NBAF success [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 12/4/2008

Courier Views
Biodefense lab brings opportunities, responsibility [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 12/4/2008

Jason Gertzen
Kansas tops the Feds' list for $563 million project
Kansas City Star, 12/4/2008

Bio-research lab would give Kansas a boost [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 12/4/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Great good news! Kansas will get $450m federal lab [editorial]
Iola Register, 12/4/2008

Mike Heronemus
Kansas State to be location for new NBAF
Junction City Daily Union, 12/4/2008

A monumental achievement [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 12/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Felber
Riding the high
Manhattan Mercury, 12/4/2008

Staff Reports
Snubbed sites lodge their complaints
Manhattan Mercury, 12/4/2008

Sarah Nightingale
More positives than negatives
Manhattan Mercury, 12/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Next on agenda: money for biodefense facility
Lawrence Journal World, 12/5/2008

Associated Press
Lab called integral to security-- Kansas' senators are confident that a proposed biodefense research center in Manhattan will have federal funding
Wichita Eagle, 12/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Pat Roberts
NBAF helps keep Kansas competitive
Wichita Eagle, 12/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Eric Swanson
Kansas officials celebrate recommendation for biodefense lab
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/5/2008

Chris Green
Officials note lab's boost for state
Hutchinson News, 12/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
'One of Kansas' finest hours'
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/5/2008

Research lab Kansas wins [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/5/2008

Rick Montgomery
Hopes, cheers rise high for biodefense lab
Kansas City Star, 12/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Will Klusener
The NBAFtermath
Manhattan Mercury, 12/5-6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Nancy and Jerry Jaax
Why the NBAF is needed ...here
Manhattan Mercury, 12/5-6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dolph C. Simons, Jr
Years of effort went into Kansas' successful NBAF bid
Lawrence Journal World, 12/6/2008

How big, why and when? An NBAF Q & A
Manhattan Mercury, 12/7/2008

Bill Felber
A decade's worth of work
Manhattan Mercury, 12/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Carpenter
Halting threat NBAF's top goal
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/7/2008

Roxana Hegeman
Farmers eagerly await agriculture selection
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/7/2008

Tom Bell
New lab will help region [editorial]
Salina Journal, 12/8/2008

Scott Rothschild
Entire region to build on NBAF success
Lawrence Journal World, 12/8/2008

Associated Press
Rural America at crossroads
Garden City Telegram, 12/8/2008

Jason Gertzen
Biodefense plan was a long time in the making
Kansas City Star, 12/9/2008

Bill Felber
New look for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 12/9/2008

Staff Reports
More than 6,000 said 'No NBAF'
Manhattan Mercury, 12/10/2008

Gwyn Mellinger
Facility reason to rejoice
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/11/2008

Christine Metz
Tenant delays move to park
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2008

Christine Metz
Director: State must press NBAF bid
Lawrence Journal World, 12/12/2008

Biodefense lab [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 12/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Schlageck
Scientific safety takes root in Kansas
Hays Daily News, 12/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Steve Henry
Manhattan is the ideal spot for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 12/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Lauren Epps
First responders prepare for NBAF
Manhattan Mercury, 12/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Political cartoon
Emporia Gazette, 12/16/2008

Pat Roberts
We intend to win contest for NBAF
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/17/2008

Western Front
Winning the lab
Hutchinson News, 12/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kelly F. Lechtenberg
NBAF in Kansas is comforting news
Manhattan Mercury, 12/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Amy Bickel
Colleagues remember Gottschalk as mentor
Hutchinson News, 12/23/2008 [Newsbank article]