Agriculture


Kansas City Will Host Ag Outlook Forum

Seeking to build on momentum from last year's inaugural event, the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City and Agri-Pulse Communications today announced plans for the 2017 Ag Outlook Forum, set for Sept. 28 in the offices of the Stinson Leonard… more

Ag Secretary’s Message: ‘Grow and Trade It’

On his first swing outside the Washington beltway since his confirmation as U.S. secretary of agriculture, Sonny Perdue brought a pro-growth message to more than 450 farmers, ranchers and agribusiness professionals from around the region Friday at a town hall… more

DFA Scores Record Net Income, Despite Dip in U.S. Milk Prices

Dairy Farmers of America, the region's biggest private company, today reported that net sales for 2016 of $13.5 billion, down slightly from $13.8 billion in 2015, and attributed the decline to lower milk prices, down 88 cents per hundredweight over… more

American Royal Rides West to Wyandotte

A Kansas City tradition is moving to the Kansas side of the state line. The American Royal has reached an agreement with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, Kansas, to bring its equestrian shows, livestock show, rodeos,… more

Agriculture Cooperatives Are Proving Their Worth

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the nation’s agricultural cooperatives, which include Kansas City-based Dairy Farmers of America, posted record net income in 2015. The overall figure for cooperatives was $7 billion, with $4.3 billion among the companies on… more