A Roadmap to Farm Funding

Join us on the Virtual Road Trip to the Kansas Farmers Union State Convention STOP THREE: THURSDAY SESSIONS Join us for a series of interactive, education sessions leading up to convention. Moving state convention online has necessitated changes, including offering a typical breakout sessions as stand alone events. Please RSVP below. This meeting will be conducted [...]

A Roadmap to Farm Funding2020-10-23T08:59:34-05:00

Session Two

Join us every other Monday in August for farm tours, lunch, networking, and an educational session. No cost to participate! Aspiring, beginning and veteran farmers encouraged to attend. MORNING FARM TOURS For those wishing to ride in a van, we will meet at the Ag Hall of Fame. The vans will depart at 8:15 a.m., [...]

Session Two2016-11-04T21:46:52-05:00

New technology and REAP program make solar energy more efficient, affordable and easy to install

By Tom Parker The last thing Cheri Harper wanted to do was to stand in front of a group of semi-strangers and talk about renewable solar energy. It wasn’t due to any lack of knowledge or experience or technical proficiency, or passion, for that matter, because she practically vibrated with intensity when rattling off prices [...]

New technology and REAP program make solar energy more efficient, affordable and easy to install2016-11-04T21:46:13-05:00

“Soil Health for Ranch $uccess” Educational Program Funded

Kansas Farmers Union (KFU) is pleased to announce North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center has awarded funding for Amazing Grazing III – Soil Health for Ranch $uccess. This project offers a wide variety of workshops and tours to improve soil health and profitability on Kansas ranches. “Producers and educators greatly enjoyed the variety of [...]

“Soil Health for Ranch $uccess” Educational Program Funded2016-11-04T21:46:24-05:00

KFU Foundation Receives Funding for Amazing Grazing III

17 events to focus on Soil Health for Ranch $uccess Kansas Farmers Union is pleased to announce North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center has awarded funding for Amazing Grazing III – Soil Health for Ranch $uccess. This project offers a wide variety of workshops and tours to improve soil health and profitability on Kansas [...]

KFU Foundation Receives Funding for Amazing Grazing III2016-11-04T21:46:24-05:00

Amazing Grazing Funded for Second Year of Programming

Kansas Farmers Union is pleased to announce it has received a second grant from the North Central Risk Management Education Center to fund Amazing Grazing II for Ruminants Both Great and Small. “The North Central Risk Management Education Center is dedicated to funding projects that help producers learn and adopt effective risk management practices and [...]

Amazing Grazing Funded for Second Year of Programming2016-11-04T21:46:41-05:00

Kansas Farmers Awarded NCR-SARE 2014 Farmer Rancher Grants

McPHERSON, KS - The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) Program recently announced the projects recommended for funding for the Farmer Rancher and Youth Educator competitive grant programs. More than 50 grant projects were selected to receive a total of more than $500,000 through these two NCR-SARE grant programs, which offer competitive [...]

Kansas Farmers Awarded NCR-SARE 2014 Farmer Rancher Grants2016-11-04T21:46:44-05:00

Amazing Grazing project kicked off July 1

Project Directors' Meeting Mercedes Taylor-Puckett and Mary Howell travelled to Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 8-10, 2013 to attend the North Central Risk Management Education Center Meeting for the project leaders of the 2013 grants. NCRMEC is funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. This meeting was to train the project directors regarding the various [...]

Amazing Grazing project kicked off July 12016-11-04T21:46:47-05:00

Amazing Grazing Project Funded

Kansas Farmers Union is pleased to announce it has received a grant from the North Central Risk Management Education Center. KFU will use these funds to support Kansas livestock producers challenged by rising input costs, intensifying drought conditions and increasing land prices. Amazing Grazing programming includes a conference, six workshops and two field days across [...]

Amazing Grazing Project Funded2016-11-04T21:46:47-05:00