AUGUST 2019

DELEGATE CREDENTIALING Our state convention is rapidly approaching. It’s going to be in Lawrence at the Double Tree by Hilton December 4th and 5th. As the years have gone by, we have gotten very casual about our credentialing of delegates being seated for the business meeting and the creation of the coming year’s policy of [...]

AUGUST 20192019-09-24T16:40:43-06:00

‘What size tumbleweed would you like?’ and other tales from the Kansas frontier

By Tom Parker To hear Ron Wilson tell it, Linda Katz’s entry into one of the most improbable and outlandish business schemes in the annals of entrepreneurship started out as a joke.Like many families in rural areas, hers had scattered across the nation in pursuit of more lucrative opportunities. Some lived nearby and some lived [...]

‘What size tumbleweed would you like?’ and other tales from the Kansas frontier2019-09-24T17:15:04-06:00

THE KANSAS AGRABILITY PROJECT

Tawnie Larson   Kansas State University Project Coordinator The Kansas AgrAbility Project’s primary purpose is to assist Kansas farmers/ranchers, their employees, and family members who have become injured, have a health condition, or a limitation to remain actively engaged in production agriculture for as long as they choose. It is estimated that more than [...]

THE KANSAS AGRABILITY PROJECT2019-09-24T18:08:16-06:00

KFU Policy Advocates: Apply Today

Would you like to be better heard in Topeka or Washington, D.C.? Do you feel as though your voice isn’t heard in Topeka or Washington, D.C.? Maybe you’ve considered visiting with your reps in the past, but felt unsure how to present your perspective clearly and effectively? Kansas Farmers Union’s Policy Advocates Program provides [...]

KFU Policy Advocates: Apply Today2019-09-24T17:28:36-06:00

2020 KFU Policy Drafting

The Policy Committee meets in October! Review the 2019 KFU Policy Statement and contact Donn with your proposed changes or additions. KFU members are welcome to attend the Policy Committee meeting on Friday, October 25, beginning at 10:00 am at the KFU State Office, McPherson. The committee will review suggested policy changes and additions. The [...]

2020 KFU Policy Drafting2019-09-24T17:34:37-06:00

FARMERS UNION INSURANCE DISCOUNT

Did you know you can get a discount on your auto, home, and farm policies as a member of Kansas Farmers Union? ALREADY A MIDWEST AGENCY NFUI POLICY HOLDER? Join Kansas Farmers Union or renew your membership today! Learn more about Midwest Regional Agency Insurance NOT A [...]

FARMERS UNION INSURANCE DISCOUNT2019-09-24T18:16:15-06:00

Northeast Kansas Chapter Launches

Kansas Farmers Union chartered its first multi-county chapter in more than a decade this fall. Awareness of KFU in this region of the state has grown as we have helped organize and host multiple events, from a series of farm tours and workshops targeted to military veterans to a statewide symposium on regional food [...]

Northeast Kansas Chapter Launches2019-04-13T15:13:15-06:00

American healthcare getting more expensive, less effective

By Tom Parker When Walter Cronkite spoke, America listened. His unbiased reporting on events from Vietnam, President Kennedy’s assassination and Watergate earned him the title of “the most trusted man in America.” Cronkite’s words carried weight, and though he strictly adhered to the standards of objective journalism, he still managed to make his [...]

American healthcare getting more expensive, less effective2019-03-04T14:26:58-06:00