Soil Health Principles—Application and Results of Investing in Your Soils

Hear from farmers Paul Kaiser and Ward Burroughs how they invest in their soils by applying the 5 principles of healthy soil management on their farms. Two very different farms growing different crops in different locations show how these principles are applied at different scales. NCAT’s Rex Dufour will introduce the topic, providing context about [...]

Recordkeeping for Specialty Crop Growers

Hosted by Tom Buller with K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County, this program will describe best practices for financial and production record keeping for specialty crop growers. Registration is required to access the webinar. https://ksu.zoom.us/…/…/tJctf-6hrDsqHtNUSnIPK80FFanSzfqQ0WTU

Advocating for Cooperatives

Cooperatives provide critical services and economic power for farmers and rural communities. Unfortunately, these important businesses are often overlooked by lawmakers during the policy making process, threatening their success and the success of the communities who depend on them. Want to be a better advocate for cooperatives? REGISTER for the webinar and to learn how! [...]

Local and Regional Food System Resilience Town Hall

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Join the Kansas Rural Center on Zoom Thursday, August 27 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm Local and Regional Food System Resilience Town Hall Pre-Town Hall Virtual Farm Tour by Grazing Plains Farm! Welcome provided by KRC 2020 Election updates and reminders provided by League of Women Voters Panel Discussion moderated by Gabe Spurgeon, South Baldwin Farms and president [...]

Growing the Climate Solutions Act Webinar

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The Climate + Energy Project, The Nature Conservancy, Citizens Climate Lobby, and Kansas Farmers Union have partnered to discuss the Growing Climate Solutions Act- a positive step forward in addressing climate change in rural areas and presenting climate solutions through agriculture. The Growing the Climate Solutions webinar will feature Hannah Birge or the Nature Conse, [...]

Finding a Future for a Small Dairy

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Continuing our Thursdays with the Kansas Farmers Union Family series on February 11th at 7:00 p.m. is a session on the role of value-added products titled Finding a Future for a Small Dairy. Jason Schmidt joins us via Zoom for this 60-minute interactive session. Jason Schmidt, a multi-generational dairy farmer from Newton and a Kansas Farmers Union [...]

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The Disappearance of the Family Farm

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Continuing our Thursdays with the Kansas Farmers Union Family series on February 25th at 7:00 p.m. is a session on the changing farm landscape in the United States titled The Disappearance of the Family Farm. Jim Goodman, a retired organic dairy farmer from Wonewoc, Wis., joins us via Zoom for this 60-minute interactive session. Jim’s farm [...]

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Kansas Legislature: Fundamentals of how to make an impact

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Continuing our Thursdays with the Kansas Farmers Union Family series on March 4th at 7:00 p.m. is a session  Kansas Legislature: The fundamentals of how to make an impact. Sean Gatewood joins us via Zoom for this 60-minute interactive session. Please RSVP below. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If unfamiliar with Zoom, a Call In [...]

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Our lives in Alaska and how climate change is changing their Arctic world

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Continuing our Thursdays with the Kansas Farmers Union Family series on March 11th at 7:00 p.m. is a session featuring the Bartels of Hillsboro titled Our lives in Alaska and how climate change is changing their Arctic world. Herb and Pat Bartel join us via Zoom for this 60-minute interactive session. Please RSVP below. This meeting will be conducted [...]

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Affordable Mobile Meat Processing Trailers

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Continuing our Thursdays with the Kansas Farmers Union Family series on March 25th at 8:00 p.m. is a session featuring the Schmidts of Kiowa, Colorado titled Affordable Mobile Meat Processing Trailers. Chris and Sherri Schmidt join us via Zoom for this 60-minute interactive session. Please RSVP below. This meeting will be conducted via Zoom. If unfamiliar with [...]

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