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  • 2018 Kansas Farmers Union State Convention

Climate Changes: NFU president assesses the uncertain farm economy

The 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law on December 20, 2018. Read NFU President Roger Johnson's statement on the passage here. By Tom Parker The National Farmers Union, while admittedly leaning left of center on the political spectrum, has always been staunchly nonpartisan on issues facing America’s farmers and ranchers, NFU President Roger Johnson told assembled members [...]

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2018 Kansas Farmers Union State Convention to Highlight Opportunities to Enhance Rural Resilience

Rural Resilience: Opportunities and challenges facing rural Kansans is the focus of the 2018 Kansas Farmers Union state convention to be held November 29-30 at the Prairie Band Resort, Mayetta. In addition to building resilient communities, conference sessions will focus on economic opportunities with food systems development, alternative financing for food and ag projects, healthcare, and grazing. The general public [...]

  • Canadian farmer Rod Flaman

THE FORGOTTEN CROP: Kansas Legislature legalizes cultivation of industrial hemp

By Tom Parker Like many farmers, Rod Flaman spends a fair amount of time thinking while sitting in his combine. Recently, hemp harvest had just begun, and he wondered if it would be on the upslope or the downslope of the seesaw trajectory that defined his experiences with growing industrial hemp since it was legalized in Canada in [...]

  • Industrial Hemp Meetings Scheduled

Industrial Hemp Focus of Statewide Meeting Series October 22-23

The opportunity to grow a new specialty oilseed crop in Kansas offers potential for diversification for Kansas farmers looking for an alternative crop, or for new farming enterprises interested in cultivating industrial hemp. In a series of meetings across the state, Canadian farmer Rod Flaman will share how the Canadian hemp market has evolved and how he grows and markets [...]

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