• Test Your Kansas IQ

    How Kansas Are You?

    January 22, 2019

    In honor of Kansas Day, when we celebrate becoming a state on January 29th, we created a quiz to see just how well you know the Sunflower State. Are you all Kansas, or could you use some brushing up...

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  • Raw Milk: is it safe to drink

    Get the Facts About Raw Milk

    January 14, 2019

    Perhaps you’ve heard about raw milk. Some people believe it’s a healthy, wholesome form of dairy. However, raw milk can contain harmful bacteria. That’s why it’s illegal for raw milk to be sold in...

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  • Rustic cedar Christmas decorations

    Decorate a Rustic Farmhouse Christmas Tree

    December 19, 2018

    We love the holidays because something as simple as the first snowflake or a treasured ornament can conjure up a wealth of wonderful memories. For many, choosing and decorating a Christmas tree is a...

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  • Fruitcake

    What Holiday Food Are You?

    December 18, 2018

    Let's face it, things get stressful this time of year. Sometimes we'd rather hide under the covers and take personality quizzes until it's time to eat. We decided to give you a break so you can do...

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  • Aerial view of Midwest crop patchwork

    How Land Is Used in the U.S.

    November 28, 2018

    Have you ever wondered exactly how much of the country is used for farming? Or how much forest area there is? Using information from a variety of sources, Bloomberg released a fun and interesting...

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  • The Kraffts Kansas Cattle Ranchers

    These Kansas Cattle Ranchers May Surprise You

    November 12, 2018

    Did you know 91 percent of ranches are family owned? Kansas alone is home to more than 27,000 cattle farmers and ranchers. While we’d like you to meet allof them, let’s start with three families who...

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  • Bluestem students love farm chores

    Ag Is a Natural Learning Tool for Kansas Elementary School

    November 6, 2018

    Can you imagine your kids being disappointed if they don’t get to do their chores? At Bluestem Elementary School in Leon, this actually happens. “Behavior-wise in my classroom, it’s first, you get a...

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  • Take a (Virtual) Tour of Kansas Farms

    November 2, 2018

    In October, the Kansas Soybean Commission and Kansas Farm Bureau hosted the fifth Farm Food Tour across Kansas. The Farm Food Tour opens the doors to Kansas agriculture and creates meaningful...

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  • Last-Minute Halloween Treats

    By Jordan Hildebrand on October 30, 2018

    Have you checked your schedule lately? Does your kiddo have a Halloween party in their classroom tomorrow that you've forgotten all about? No worries, we've got all the tricks you need to be crowned...

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    Behind the Scenes of a Pumpkin Patch

    October 16, 2018

    Orange, white, pink, green. Smooth, bumpy, round, flat. When it comes to choosing a pumpkin, the options are endless — and totally up to your style tastes. Have you ever wondered what it takes to be...

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