Agritourism and COVID Safe Practices Virtual Meeting

With the arrival of fall activities on many agritourism farms across Kansas and the opening of Christmas tree farms to follow in just a couple of months we have received many inquiries of how to reduce corona virus risks for guests and staff. Kansas Department of Agriculture has organized a virtual meeting to address these [...]

Agritourism and COVID Safe Practices Virtual Meeting2020-09-27T08:13:41-05:00

Session Three: Vines, Barns, Berries, & Bees Day

ABOUT THE SERIES: 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 on farm food safety to business planning. The Summer Fun Farm Tour Series runs every [...]

Session Three: Vines, Barns, Berries, & Bees Day2019-07-27T08:38:05-05:00

Pendletons rely on alternative crops, flowers, butterflies to grow family farm

By Tom Parker MCPHERSON, KS – Successful farming is all about timing, and for John and Karen Pendleton of rural Lawrence their start in farming couldn’t have been more auspicious. It was, everyone said, one of the best years for agriculture they’d ever experienced. Fields were green and lush from plentiful rains that turned crops [...]

Pendletons rely on alternative crops, flowers, butterflies to grow family farm2016-11-04T21:46:45-05:00