• LaVell and Andy Winsor - Winsor Family Farm

    What Sustainability Means at Winsor Family Farm

    There’s a lot more to farming than meets the eye. Farmers work behind the scenes year-round to ensure their crops are produced sustainably and with the best management practices to fit their individual farms. 

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  • Kansas sunrise on the farm - Laura Haffner

    Visit a Farm with Your Favorite Bloggers

    What is a typical day on a farm like? Go behind the scenes with some of our favorite bloggers as they meet farmers and ranchers who grow our food.

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  • Gigstad family portrait

    Cooking Up Something Good in Northeast Kansas

    Just like a good recipe works when different flavors and textures come together in a delicious dish, Jessica Gigstad’s life on a crop farm in Everest, Kansas, works as a beautiful blend of different roles — wife, mother, adventurer, homeschool teacher, local TV show host and blogger....

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  • Kelsey Baker farm family

    Farming, Financing, Exporting: Catching Up with Nu Life Market’s Kelsey Baker

    Kansas has seen many of its farm kids leave for big cities and never look back. Some passionate and dedicated farm kids, however, head back home and use their experiences to plug their rural communities into the global marketplace. Kelsey Baker is one such individual. Kelsey grew up on a...

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  • Little Sammy Jinkins - Farm Dog

    The Life of a Farm Dog

    When you think about farm animals, cows, pigs, or even horses may come to mind. But dogs are also a staple on many farms. Just like city dogs, farm dogs can provide companionship and perform important work like herding and guarding livestock.

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  • Manna Meadows Alpaca Farm

    A Passion for Alpacas

    Late-night infomercials are known for a lot of things — handy kitchen gadgets, miraculous beauty treatments and amazing workout gear. Launching careers in agriculture isn’t typically among them. But that’s exactly what happened for Sharon and Brian Heimes of Manna Meadows in Bonner...

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  • Kansas sunflower farmer Karl Esping

    Life on a Kansas Sunflower Farm

    These Kansas sunflower farmers are as bright and cheery as the flowers they grow! Meet the Espings from the Lindsborg area.

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  • Brett Neibling soybean field - thumbnail

    Caring for the Land: Neibling Farms

    Brett Neibling didn’t take the traditional path to agriculture.  After graduating from Kansas State University, Brett planned to attend graduate school and become a college professor. But he soon realized grad school wasn’t for him. He worked in Kansas City and St. Joseph and soon...

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  • Agronomist Jeremy Olson

    The Plant Doctor Is In: Meet Jeremy Olson

    There’s more to farming than just planting seeds and harvesting crops. Some people specialize in making highly scientific decisions between planting and harvest season to help crops thrive. 

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  • Brandi Buzzard Frobose Kansas Rancher

    A Kansas Cattle Rancher Shares Straight Talk on Animal Agriculture

    Are you curious about meat alternatives and whether cow flatulence is to blame for climate change? Do you wish you could have a heart-to-heart with a mom who lives and breathes agriculture about what she feeds her child? Meet Brandi Buzzard Frobose, a Kansas cowgirl who raises beef cattle...

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