Speciality Crops

Kansas State Leads Effort To Develop Heat-Resistant Wheat

Nov 15, 2013

Kansas State University Will Lead Effort to Develop Climate-Resilient Wheat

Researchers from K-State, CIMMYT, Cornell and USDA to Collaborate on Feed the Future Project

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University has been chosen to lead a new effort focused on developing wheat varieties that are resilient to the warming effects of climate change. The initial focus will be on wheat in South Asia, which typically produces 20 percent of the world’s wheat crop.

USDA: Specialty Crops and Farm Bill

Apr 29, 2013

April 26, 2013. Prominent specialty crop producers testify before lawmakers about the urgent need for new farm bill. More news and videos at: www.myruraltvcom.

FL Citrus Crop Update

Apr 15, 2013

April 12, 2013. A citrus farmer gives an update on this year’s crop from Florida. More news and videos at: www.myruraltv.com.

High Tunnels

Feb 13, 2013

Nursery farmers are using high tunnel greenhouses to protect crops

National Directory Of Farmers Markets

Nov 20, 2012

You can find a National directory of Farmers Markets at www.farmersmarketonline.com

VIDEO: Farm Bill Funding Expects to Drop in 2012

Feb 15, 2012

Pat Haggerty discusses the 2012 Farm Bill being drafted by legislators across the country. The bill, which expects to see spending cuts, impacts both rural and urban communities across the United States.

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