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We work to protect and enhance the economic interests and quality of life for family farmers, ranchers and our rural communities.

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SUMMER FUN FARM TOUR SERIES

Summer Fun Farm Tour Series August 1, 15, 29
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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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NEW: National Farmers Union Farm Safety Video Series and Toolkit

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 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 and ranch families, agriculture workers, consumers who visit a farm, and members of the public about hazards and proper safety procedures to avoid farm-related accidents or casualties.

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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.” [...]

  • 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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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.

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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.

Learn About NFU

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.

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Latest News from National Farmers Union

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NFU Defends Family Farmers and Ranchers Against Conservative Think Tank Report Attacking Farm Programs

Responding to a new report challenging the validity of the farm safety net, National Farmers Union defended the importance of risk management programs for family farmers and ranchers facing severe financial stress during the farm economic downturn. The report, released [...]

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Family Farmers and Ranchers Receive Less than 20 Percent of 4th of July Food Costs, NFU Infographic Shows

As consumers gather together to celebrate the July 4th holiday, National Farmers Union (NFU) is making sure family farmers and ranchers are recognized for growing and producing the food served at cookouts and barbecues across the country. In a special [...]

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NFU Board Passes Resolutions on Farm Economy, Consolidation in Ag Inputs

National Farmers Union (NFU) Board of Directors convened this week in Healdsburg, Calif., for their annual June board meeting. Two resolutions were passed by the board, prioritizing critical policy issues identified by the organization, the worsening farm economy and consolidation [...]

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NFU Celebrates Youth Leadership and Education at 80th All-States Camp

Farmers Union youth members from across the country will gather in Bailey, Colo. this week to attend the 80th annual National Farmers Union (NFU) All-States Leadership Camp. Hosted each June at the NFU Education Center, All-States Camp encourages youth to [...]

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