Prevalence of chronic wasting disease — a cousin to mad cow disease that affects deer, elk and other cervids — is on the rise in western Kansas, according to a biologist with the state’s top wildlife agency.
Farview Farms Meat Company, 6325 N.W. Topeka Boulevard, is beginning construction soon on a new retail area and remodeling its processing area.
The U.S. Department of the Interior has allocated $19,627,984 in funding to Kansas in support of critical state conservation and outdoor recreation projects, according to a news release from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism.
A new Topeka attraction and a Missouri wildlife center are among those leading the vote for a prestigious national tourism award.
A public auction Nov. 15 at Maxwell Wildlife Refuge will feature the sale of 40 of the state’s surplus bison, including 10 2-year-old bulls, four cows, eight yearling heifers, eight yearling bulls, five heifer calves and five bull calves.
Josh Rouse is an outdoor enthusiast from Topeka, Kansas. He is the Outdoors Editor for The Topeka Capital-Journal.