Session Two: Growing Undercover 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 Two: Growing Undercover Day2019-08-03T15:21:36-05:00

Thinking Outside the Box: Rolling Acres Farm adapts to 40 years of change in ag, from dairy to produce

by Tom Parker First impressions are formed within seventeen seconds, psychologists claim, which was roughly the same amount of time it took for the sleek charter bus to inch down the narrow driveway of Rolling Acres Farm. Passengers, attuned to endless fields of corn and soybeans that marked their passage across Iowa, stared out on [...]

Thinking Outside the Box: Rolling Acres Farm adapts to 40 years of change in ag, from dairy to produce2018-11-15T18:28:30-06:00

High Tunnel Bus Tour

High tunnels are relatively low-cost growing structures that come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and havebecome an increasingly common sight at farms in our region. With the growing consumer demand for organic and locally-grown fruits and vegetables, the crop protection and season extension afforded by high tunnel growing systems are especially sought-after for [...]

High Tunnel Bus Tour2018-05-29T07:54:55-05:00

WEBINAR High Tunnel Systems: Conservation Practice, Successes, and Bumps in the Road

Participants will learn about the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service High Tunnel System conservation practice standard (CPS 325), Programs implementation of the practice, and implementation successes and “bumps in the road” from several States. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Ecological Sciences and Programs specialists will begin the webinar with a discussion of the High Tunnel [...]

WEBINAR High Tunnel Systems: Conservation Practice, Successes, and Bumps in the Road2016-08-09T12:40:27-05:00