Liberal, KS

Now: 27 °F

Currently: Fog

Hi: 38 °F | Lo: 22 °F

Monday

Hi: 39 °F 

Lo: 17 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 44 °F 

Lo: 18 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 54 °F 

Lo: 26 °F

Thursday

Hi: 51 °F 

Lo: 23 °F

Friday

Hi: 55 °F 

Lo: 26 °F

Brownback Hears Concerns Of Local Ag Producers

KSCB News - July 13, 2011 4:33 pm

Governor Sam Brownback visited Liberal on Wednesday afternoon at the Seward County Event Center. The reason for the visit was so Brownback and his agriculture team could visit with concerned farmers and members of the surrounding communities about the long lasting drought in the area.

The event was a town hall format, with Mike Hanson from the K-State Research Center moderating. Some of the topic of conversation included the “use it or lose it” irrigation policy. Other farmers talked about land that they are having to abandon.

Governor Brownback also asked for advice from the audience on if they had any ideas on how to handle the situation.

Before the event, Brownback went one-by-one through the crowd and shook hands with the large crowd of close to 200. After the event, Brownback met with members of the local media. Earlier in the day, he visited Elkhart and Hugoton.

 

Latest Stories

Drive Merry, Bright, and Sober This Holiday Season.

Liberal, KS — This holiday season, the Seward County Sheriff’s Office is teaming up with the...

Broadcast Square audio archives December 9 to 13, 2019

You can listen to archived Broadcast Square audio from the week of December 9 to 13,...

Garden City Community College Denies Claims in Heatstroke Death

Attorneys for the parents of a 19-year-old football player who died of heatstroke after practice at...