Kansas Budget Presentations Continue Across State This Month

Kansas Farmers Union and a group of county chapters are hosting four state budget education presentations featuring former Kansas State Budget director Duane Goossen during the month of September. All presentations are open to KFU members and the general public. Goossen served as state budget director for 12 years in the administrations of three governors [...]

Kansas Budget Presentations Continue Across State This Month2016-11-04T21:46:38-05:00

Farmers Union to Host Budget Presentations Across State

Former State Budget Director to provide non-partisan perspective on past, present and future of Kansas budget and implications for schools and rural communities Kansas Farmers Union and a group of county chapters are hosting four state budget education presentations featuring former Kansas State Budget director Duane Goossen during the month of September. All presentations are [...]

Farmers Union to Host Budget Presentations Across State2016-11-04T21:46:39-05:00

KFU members to attend annual NFU Fly-In September 7-10

KFU President Donn Teske and Farmers Union members from across the state will attend National Farmers Union’s annual Legislative Fly-In September 7-10 in Washington, D.C. NFU organizes legislative fly-ins when vital issues come before Congress for a vote. These visits provide an excellent opportunity for producers to tell lawmakers firsthand how current government policy impacts [...]

KFU members to attend annual NFU Fly-In September 7-102016-11-04T21:46:39-05:00

Kansas Legislature Update

The Kansas Legislature wrapped up its regular session Sunday, April 6, two days later than originally planned, following a controversial debate and passage of a school finance bill.  What should have been a clean bill to fund poorer school districts turned into one that narrowly passed both houses after divisive debate over policy issues thrown [...]

Kansas Legislature Update2016-11-04T21:46:41-05:00

NFU Delegates Adopt Eight Special Orders of Business

NFU held its 112th anniversary convention March 8-11 in Santa Fe, N.M. During the convention, delegates from across the country debated a number of amendments to NFU’s policy and passed eight special orders of business – resolutions that highlight a particularly timely or high priority issue on which to focus advocacy efforts for the coming [...]

NFU Delegates Adopt Eight Special Orders of Business2016-11-04T21:46:44-05:00

Kansas Corporate Farming Update

During last year’s legislative session, identical bills were introduced that would have made significant changes to the Agricultural Corporations Act. Hearings were held on HB2404 in the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources and on SB191 in the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, but neither bill made it out of committee. In May 2013, [...]

Kansas Corporate Farming Update2016-11-04T21:46:45-05:00