President’s Report: October 2013

Hi, lots happening right now in KFU and around the country. Building: As you can see from the cover KFU has been approached about selling our building. I think this would be a good thing to do. Delegates, please represent your counties by participation in the special convention on October 29th. Lauren Clary: Lauren has [...]

President’s Report: October 20132016-11-04T21:46:46-06:00

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshop to focus on how Grazing Management Improves Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction

More than ever, you need to be in control of your operation. Cows are lousy business managers. Don’t leave the critical management decisions up to cows. They don’t care whether you make a dime or not. Your job is to create a ranch environment where the cow can be the best cow she can be. [...]

Jim Gerrish Grazing Workshop to focus on how Grazing Management Improves Productivity, Profitability and Personal Satisfaction2016-11-04T21:46:46-06:00

Farm Aid: family farmers, good food, a better America

Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews recently gathered with family farmers, agricultural advocates, music fans, food eaters, and other music artists to help grow the Good Food Movement at Farm Aid 2013. More than 25,000 fans attended the sold-out event on September 21, hosted at Saratoga Performing Arts [...]

Farm Aid: family farmers, good food, a better America2016-11-04T21:46:46-06:00

Special Convention Called

Notice of a call for a Special Convention of the Kansas Farmers Unionat 3:00 PM on Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 at the Best Western Holiday Manor, McPherson This special convention is called for the single purpose of possibly selling the Kansas Farmers Union state office building located at 901 W First St. McPherson Ks. Vote [...]

Special Convention Called2016-11-04T21:46:46-06:00

NFU Flag and Monument Lighting Ceremony in Texas

Point, Texas, the original home of National Farmers Union, held a flag retirement and NFU Monument lighting ceremony on Saturday, August 31, 2013. The official ceremony coincided with the celebration of 111th year founding of the National Farmers Union. The program started with the ceremonious burning of the national and the thirty-three state flags. The [...]

NFU Flag and Monument Lighting Ceremony in Texas2014-06-06T03:53:58-06:00

Kansas Sends Six to Fall National Farmers Union Fly-In

A group of Kansas Farmers Union members and staff recently spent three days in the nation’s capital urging lawmakers to pass a comprehensive, five-year farm bill, support the Renewable Fuel Standard, and tell their personal stories to members of Congress. Along with nearly 300 fellow farmers, ranchers, and fishermen from across the U.S., KFU President [...]

Kansas Sends Six to Fall National Farmers Union Fly-In2016-11-04T21:46:47-06:00