2021 Summer TEN Magazine Featured articles May 11, 2021 The roots of agricultural productivity growth Exploring ag's challenges and responses. July 14, 2021 Studio 10 video: Using technology on the farm Kansas farm operator describes how tech drives profitability. July 14, 2021 President’s Message: The outlook for demand, inflation and productivity The importance of productivity growth extends well beyond agriculture. July 14, 2021 TEN readers: We want to hear from you Share your opinions in a brief survey and have a chance to win a special tour of the Kansas City Money Museum. May 11, 2021 Research drives long-term ag productivity gains Sector faces challenges after years of funding, innovation May 11, 2021 Digital agriculture boosts productivity Multigenerational farms quicker to adopt new tech. May 11, 2021 Ag supply chain spillovers Factors from one industry cause adjustments in others. May 11, 2021 Environment poses risks for future ag production Despite doing more with less, hurdles remain. July 14, 2021 Ask an Economist: Evolving link between oil prices and U.S. consumer spending The response of U.S. consumption to oil price changes appears to have become more muted. More news Federal Reserve System Fed Listens initiative to continue in 2021 The Fed will continue the series this year to learn from individuals, households and communities about economic recovery. Digital Divide Helping households afford broadband access Reserve Banks are raising awareness of the Emergency Broadband Benefit. Payments Into the spotlight: Contactless payments Boosted by pandemic safety concerns, are these payment methods finally ready to meet the moment? Tenth District Leadership Officer promotions and appointments announced President Esther George announced officer promotions and organizational changes. Leadership Stefan Jacewitz joins Bank as research and policy officer Jacewitz has 12 years of experience in banking research, regulation and supervision. History From the Vault: Echoes of streetcar era unearthed Excavation near Bank reveals remnants of old streetcar line.