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    Why Do Kids Show Farm Animals at the Fair?

    By Cristin Shepard on July 30, 2018

    Remember learning how to ride a bike or drive a car? At the beginning I was nervous and had little confidence in my abilities. At times I even wondered if it was a good idea! With practice and help...

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    Keeping Wheat Alive

    July 30, 2018

    For thousands of years, we’ve been growing wheat for food, carefully selecting plants that will thrive in different climates and environments, while providing the nutrition and flavor we want. When...

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    From Farm to Reading Chair: Books for Chefs of All Ages

    July 30, 2018

    We’re all about connecting people with the land. But you don’t always have to roll up your sleeves and get dirty to do that. Sometimes all you have to do is curl up with a good book. We love...

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    A Typical Day on the Farm

    July 2, 2018

    Ask any farmer or rancher what a typical day is like and you’ll probably get a good laugh as your answer. “There is absolutely no typical day,” says Nicole Small of 2S Land and Cattle in Neodesha....

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    Corporate Farms vs. Family Farms: What’s the Difference?

    July 2, 2018

    There’s a (mis)perception that corporate farms are giant conglomerates. In fact, most Kansas “corporate” farms are owned by families. Becoming incorporated is a way for families to create and...

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    Savor the Flavor of Kansas Kettle Corn

    By Leah Clawson on July 2, 2018

    Can you name the Kettle Corn Capital of Kansas? It’s Burlingame, thanks to Jerry Hill and his wife Benleng, who own Thrill’s Kettle Corn. Creating delicious kettle corn began as a hobby for Jerry,...

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