Farmers Market on Wheels: Producer fills gap in Wichita-area food desert

by Tom Parker For Donna Pearson McClish, it all started with a question. It wasn’t her question, not then, though it would become hers in the weeks and months and years to come, and uttered in such a way that while anyone in that room could put forth a response, by familial hierarchy the [...]

Farmers Market on Wheels: Producer fills gap in Wichita-area food desert2017-02-27T12:25:02-06:00

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU

by Tom Parker As a new presidential administration prepares to take office following the most divisive election campaign in recent history and with a Congress whose members are increasingly distanced from the realities of common Americans, the National Farmers Union is strengthening its efforts to find solutions for climate change, farm support, trade agreements [...]

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU2017-02-27T12:20:10-06:00

Kansas Farmers Union Honors Three Longtime Agriculture and Farm Advocates with Hirsh Awards

KFU proudly honors the legacy of Ruth Hirsh through its award in her name which is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to agriculture and the efforts of the Farmers Union. Hirsh was a strong advocate for a viable education program in Farmers Union; not only for the children, but [...]

Kansas Farmers Union Honors Three Longtime Agriculture and Farm Advocates with Hirsh Awards2017-02-27T18:02:48-06:00

Farmers Market on Wheels: Producer fills gap in Wichita-area food desert

by Tom Parker For Donna Pearson McClish, it all started with a question. It wasn’t her question, not then, though it would become hers in the weeks and months and years to come, and uttered in such a way that while anyone in that room could put forth a response, by familial hierarchy the [...]

Farmers Market on Wheels: Producer fills gap in Wichita-area food desert2017-01-16T13:03:13-06:00

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU

by Tom Parker As a new presidential administration prepares to take office following the most divisive election campaign in recent history and with a Congress whose members are increasingly distanced from the realities of common Americans, the National Farmers Union is strengthening its efforts to find solutions for climate change, farm support, trade agreements [...]

Transition into New Presidential Administration Poses Questions for NFU2017-01-16T12:24:29-06:00

“Hell of a ride”: GIPSA Administrator Looks Back at Career in Politics

by Tom Parker Larry Mitchell, fresh out of college and back on the farm, was building fence when the phone rang. His father answered, listened for a minute, said he’d be right back. Got a call, he told his son, some farmers want you to represent them at a parity march in Washington, D.C. [...]

“Hell of a ride”: GIPSA Administrator Looks Back at Career in Politics2017-01-19T15:47:41-06:00

2016 KFU State Convention Set for Dec 7-8 in Wichita

Kansas Farmers Union, the state’s oldest active general farm organization, will hold its annual convention at the Hotel at Old Town, Wichita, December 7-8, 2016.This year’s theme is Helping Communities Help Themselves. In addition to addressing rural healthcare access and expanding direct marketing opportunities, conference sessions will focus on exploring past and present farm crises [...]

2016 KFU State Convention Set for Dec 7-8 in Wichita2016-11-10T22:14:35-06:00