Eastern Kansas Grazing School is Sept. 13 and 14

Beginning and experienced farmers and ranchers are invited to participate in the annual Eastern Kansas Grazing School at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Holton Sept. 13 and 14. The two-day management intensive grazing school is a hands-on learning experience to prepare participants to start their own rotational grazing system with forages adapted to eastern Kansas.

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Wildfires Rage Across the American West

By: Alan Taylor

Dozens of forest and brush fires are currently burning across eight western states, forcing thousands to flee, destroying homes, and closing highways. Enormous volumes of smoke and ash are being thrown into the atmosphere as more than a million acres have burned in the past week alone, creating hazardous breathing conditions in many parts of the Pacific Northwest. In California, the La Tuna fire near Burbank has burned nearly 7,200 acres, becoming the largest fire ever recorded in Los Angeles in terms of area.

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