Upcoming Events

10% off events for KFU members

For a full listing of Kansas Farmers Union, Amazing Grazing, and Kansas Beginning Farmer Coalition events, as well as events from other organizations, click here.
To get details on the events highlighted on the right, click the image.

Join Today

Kansas Farmers Union is the state’s oldest, active general farm organization!

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

Read Our Latest News

  • Sally Brandon, co-owner of the Shepherd’s Mill, guides workshop attendees through the process of inspecting and preparing a fleece for processing at the mill.
  • AG2_FiberWorkshop_Boyle_web
  • AG2_FiberWorkshop_Fleece_web
  • AG2_FiberWorkshop_Mill_web
  • AG2_FiberWorkshop_ShepardsMillRetain_web

Diversifying Farms Through Animal Fiber Niche Marketing

By Tom Parker
The booming popularity of goats, alpacas, sheep and other non-traditional species for livestock production has created new markets and avenues of revenue for producers willing to learn how to integrate and innovate into more diversified operations. One lesser-known […]

  • Look & Learn Pasture Walks, Five Sites across Kansas in June & July North Central, Northeast, South Central, Southeast, West Central, featuring Dr. Daile Kirkham and NRCS Area Range Specialists

Pasture walks help producers take stock of ecosystems

By Tom Parker
A typical Kansas pasture on a typical Kansas farm or ranch is a highly complex, species-rich ecosystem that can either be beneficial or detrimental to the producer. Differentiating between the two can be tricky, often involving experimentation as […]

  • Agroforestry workshop speakers answer questions to wrap up the day. From left Carol Williams, Larry Biles, Dusty Walter, Gene Garrett, Richard Strait and seated is Charlie Barden.

Rethinking trees in Kansas agriculture

By Tom Parker
In the history of Kansas agriculture, trees have something of a checkered past. From initial legislative efforts to expand tree cultivation through the payment of generous bounties to today’s wholesale eradication of windbreaks and hedgerows, the importance, and […]

  • Amazing Grazing logo
  • Goat and Sheep: Grazing, Marketing and Value-Added

Animal Fiber Production Opportunities to Diversify Small Farms Workshop, May 30th

MCPHERSON, KANSAS (May 8) The Fiber Production Opportunities Workshop that was postponed from February has been rescheduled to Saturday, May 30, 2015 in Phillipsburg, Kansas. Registration will start at 9:30 a.m. in the Phillips County Annex, 784 6th Street, Phillipsburg, […]

Latest News from National Farmers Union

  • National Farmers Union logo

New Study: Consumers Prefer Meat Labeled From the U.S.; NFU Urges Congress to Respect Consumers’ Right to Know

WASHINGTON (July 16, 2015) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson lauded today’s release of a University of Arkansas study that found U.S. consumers prefer meat from the U.S. when provided with a country-of-origin label, and urged Congress to […]

  • National Farmers Union logo

NFU: House Appropriations Ag Subcommittee Cuts to Farm Bill Energy Programs are Short-Sighted

WASHINGTON (June 19, 2015) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson today called the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee cuts to mandatory spending for farm bill energy programs in its FY2016 appropriations bill, “short-sighted,” and reminded lawmakers of the importance […]

  • National Farmers Union logo

NFU Board of Directors Resolution Objects to Potential Monsanto-Syngenta Merger

WASHINGTON (June 18, 2015) – National Farmers Union (NFU) today released a resolution passed by its Board of Directors opposing the potential merger between agricultural giants, Monsanto and Syngenta. The merger, if achieved, would combine the world’s number one seed […]

  • National Farmers Union logo

NFU Calls TPA Passage Major Setback for America’s Workers, Family Farmers and Ranchers and Future Prosperity

WASHINGTON (June 18, 2015) – National Farmers Union (NFU) President Roger Johnson said today’s vote to pass Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives was a major setback for America’s workers, family farmers and ranchers and this […]

Learn About Our Projects

Get Insured with the Midwest Regional Agency

Midwest Regional Agency provides insurance protection to individuals, family farms and business of all sizes. Through our agents we strive to build better communities by protecting where you work, where you live, what you own and the ones you love. It is our individual and organizational goal to provide quality products and the highest level of customer service to not just meet our customer’s expectations, but to exceed them! LEARN MORE…

Midwest Regional Agency logo

Catch Up with KFU in the News

Get to Know Us

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.

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.