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  • Economics of the Livestock Industry

Looking into the Crystal Ball of the Livestock Industry

Future bleak for beef industry unless changes are made, warns economist
by Tom Parker
Listening to economist Bill Helming talk forecasts and demographic changes and economic trends and growth rates and market shares and income streams and—above all—fractions and whole numbers and […]

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Presentation Explores Cowboy Folksongs

Kansas Farmers Union will host “Singing the Cattle North,” a presentation and discussion by Jim Hoy on Saturday, August 29 at 6:30 P.M. at the Flying W Ranch, 1515 G Rd, Cedar Point, KS. Members of the community are invited […]

  • Livestock Water Development and Electric Fencing, September 8 in Salina

Livestock Water and Fencing Workshop Set for September 8

Mark Green, NRCS Specialist, from Missouri will return to Kansas to offer his popular workshop on electric fencing and livestock watering options September 8, 2015 in Salina, KS. The workshop will be held at the Salina Ambassador Hotel, 1616 W. […]

  • Carbon, Climate, Crops and Soil: The Mycorrhizal Connection

Carbon, climate, crops and soil: workshop to explore the mycorrhizal connection

by Tom Parker
Since the inception of the computing era, a simple acronym evolved to become an icon of visual acuity and perception: WYSIWYG. The concept works for tangible objects as well as for digital data, but not so much for […]

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NFU Thanks Hill Leaders for Encouraging Greater FSMA Outreach to Family Farmers

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson thanked U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Connecticut, and the 12 other members of Congress who sent a letter calling for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to implement programs […]

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National Farmers Union Statement on Clean Power Plan

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson issued the following statement today regarding the Obama administration’s release of the Clean Power Plan:

“Climate disruption, linked to the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs), poses severe threats to family farmers, ranchers, and […]

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NFU Hails Release of International Contract Farming Guide

National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson hailed the recent release of the UNIDROIT/FAO/IFAD Legal Guide on Contract Farming, a new tool to guide growers and buyers in establishing sound contracts and conflict resolution procedures. NFU, through the World Farmers’ […]

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Farm, Consumer and Competition Groups Oppose JBS-Cargill Pork Merger

Deal Would Concentrate Buyer and Seller Power in Pork Industry
Washington, D.C. — Today, American Antitrust Institute, Food & Water Watch, Iowa Farmers Union, Missouri Rural Crisis Center and National Farmers Union demanded that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) investigate […]

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Meet Our Board

KFU’s board is composed of eight members. The state’s North & South Districts are each represented by three members. The President and Vice President are elected annually.

Meet Our Staff

In addition to the main KFU State Office in McPherson, Kansas Farmers Union also has three staff members that work from home-based offices.

Learn About Our History

The Kansas Farmers Educational and Cooperative Union, founded early in the last century, has made significant and varied contributions to agriculture and family farming in our state.

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The key to the success and credibility of the NFU organization has been Farmers Union’s grassroots structure in which policy positions are initiated locally.