2016 KFU State Convention, December 7-8 in Wichita
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SUMMER FUN FARM TOUR SERIES

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CRISIS DEFERRED:
Urban farming and second-generation farm diversification promise new models for small farm success

Learn from the three farms featured on the first Summer Fun Farm Tour

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RETURNING TO THE LAND:
Diversification, family, and community
lay foundation for success

Learn from the three farms featured on the second Summer Fun Farm Tour

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SOLDIER’S RETURN:
Reintegrating with society
through farming

Learn from the three farms featured on the third Summer Fun Farm Tour

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  • Summer Fun Farm Tour: Green Dirt Farm

Soldiers Return: Veterans reintegrating with society through farming

By Tom Parker After two tours of combat in Iraq, U.S. Army Major Ty Martin was feeling the strain. Though he wasn’t exhibiting clinical symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, he was, in his words, “wrapped sort of tight.” This [...]

  • Summer Fun Farm Tour Series: Gibbs Road Farm
  • Summer Fun Farm Tour Series: Oregon Trail Farm

Summer Fun Farm Tour Series Kicks-off August 1

Kansas Farmers Union and the Farmer Veteran Coalition of Kansas are offering new and aspiring farmers an opportunity to visit nine Kansas and Missouri farms and learn from educators, producers and other experts about topics ranging from farm food safety [...]

  • NFU Farm Safety Videos

NFU Farm Safety Videos Aim to Reduce Farm Accidents Through Education, Awareness

As farmers busily work on the farm this time of year, National Farmers Union (NFU) hopes to raise awareness about farm safety issues and best practices through a series of 10 educational videos. The videos, available at www.NFU.org/farmsafety, educate farm [...]

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Handling Cattle Without Getting Handled

Bad cows are bad influences, smart cows never forget and other insights into handling cattle for women By Tom Parker Cows are big and beefy and muscular and most women aren’t, so for the latter to manage the former it [...]

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No-Vote Action on TPP a “Significant Victory” for Family Farmers and Ranchers, NFU Says

A staunch opponent of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, National Farmers Union (NFU) commended Congress for agreeing to forgo a last minute vote and reexamine the deeply flawed trade agreement. NFU President Roger Johnson released the following statement in [...]

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NFU Backs ‘American Food for American Schools’ Legislation

Recognizing the need to improve sourcing of American-grown food products by U.S. schools, National Farmers Union (NFU) applauded the introduction of the “American Food for American Schools Act of 2016.” The legislation aims to enforce provisions of the Richard B. [...]

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NFU Beginning Farmers Travel to California for On-Farm Learning Sessions

The National Farmers Union (NFU) Beginning Farmers Institute (BFI) reconvened in Salinas, California, on Friday, November 4, for the second of three annual programming sessions. Seventeen beginning farmers and ranchers from across the country attended the two-day, hands-on learning session [...]

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NFU Defends Family Farmers Against Proposed Rule Change to Estate Tax

National Farmers Union (NFU) submitted comments to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) urging that a proposed rule change for the taxable value of assets be amended to consider family farmers and ranchers. The law currently provides meaningful relief for family [...]

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