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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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