• Sustainable Corn

    Sustainability on the Small Farm

    "There should be a plant right here."  Randy Small of 2S Land and Cattle in Neodesha kneels down by the edge of a cornfield and points to a small spot between two little sprouts. It looks like another evenly spaced row of budding corn plants to me, but he pulls out a pocket tool and...

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  • Summer Fun for Kids

    Summer Fun for Kids

    Ah, summer. Backpacks and books make way for swimsuits and summer camp. It’s a great time of year. Unless you’re trying to figure out how to keep the kiddos entertained and their brains (at least somewhat) engaged. After all, we want them to relax and have fun, but we don’t want their...

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  • Behind the Scenes of Easter Dinner

    Behind the Scenes of Easter Dinner

    What would Easter dinner be like without a Kansas farmer? For starters, imagine a festive spread with no ham! Find out how Kansas farmers help make this holiday spread memorable as we go behind the scenes of a traditional Easter dinner.

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  • Spotlight on Ag Books

    From Farm to Reading Chair: Books for Budding Gardeners

    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.  If you’re like us, you’re itching to get your hands dirty in the garden this time of year. There’s...

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  • Agriculture Exports

    Kansas Proud: Understanding Our Role in Agriculture Exports (And Why They Matter)

    As a child of the 80s, I was still in elementary school the last time major trade agreements were negotiated. Even though I grew up on a farm and come from a long line of agriculturalists, I didn’t think about where the crops we grew or the cattle we raised went after they left our...

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  • Sorghum and Sustainability

    Sorghum and Sustainability

    In the United States, sorghum grain is primarily used to feed livestock and in ethanol production. It’s also becoming more popular in kitchens across the country. But did you know that sorghum is also considered a sustainable crop?

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    What’s Your Farm Savvy?

    How close are you to a Kansas farm? Take our quiz to find out how farm savvy you are!

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  • Crop Pollination

    Crop Pollination

    Common Kansas crop plants have both male and female parts.

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  • Kansas Food Bloggers

    Kansas Food Bloggers

    Every day we’re bombarded with so many voices on almost every topic. The simple act of feeding our families can get lost in the shuffle to the point that it becomes mindless, even mechanical. But when we take a moment to consider how to prepare wholesome food, we naturally become more...

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  • Tips to Throw a Great Super Bowl Party

    Rock Your Super Bowl Party

    Here are seven tips you need to make your Super Bowl party fun, tasty and best of all, easy on you. 

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