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Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture was formed in 1998 and since its inception, the foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide scholarships and grants which fund programs and projects designed to help improve agriculture and the quality of life in rural Kansas.

The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture was formed in 1998 and since its inception, the foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide scholarships and grants which fund programs and projects designed to help improve agriculture and the quality of life in rural Kansas. The three areas of emphasis and action are: 

  • Develop leaders who understand the importance of agriculture in making sure Kansas’ rural communities remain strong and vital
  • Educate Kansans (especially those who live in our cities and suburbs) about how agriculture plays such an important role in their daily lives
  • Provide scholarships for students who desire to pursue their life's work in agriculture

A sincere thanks to everyone who generously supports the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and the positive impact they enable the foundation to have on people working in agriculture and living in rural Kansas. The variety of financial supporters enables the foundation to provide scholarships and grants to further the mission of supporting and enhancing agriculture and the farm and ranch families of Kansas. 



Foundation News

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KFB Foundation, KFAC Honor Five Kansas Educators with Excellence in Teaching Awards

10/4/2016

Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture and Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (KFAC) are announcing the 2017 Excellence in Teaching regional award winners.

Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awards scholarships

5/16/2016

Each year, the Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awards scholarships to college students. Forty-five recipients received $26,500 in scholarships for the 2016-17 school year.

2016 KFB Foundations Golf Tournament

2/22/2016

This annual tournament helps the KFB Foundations provide funding for programs aimed at improving the quality of life in Kansas through agriculture education, leadership development and legal advocacy.

Director's Report - February 2016

2/8/2016

KFB Leaders have generously provided funding for Kansas Farm Bureau's Foundation for Ag Leaders Circle. As a result of those contributions we are able to grow the leadership development pillar of the foundation.

Give with the Gift of Grain program

12/4/2015

The Kansas Farm Bureau Gifts of Grain program is a great way for farmers and ranchers to support the KFB Foundations by donating a portion of grain right at the elevator.

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For questions about the foundation and its efforts, you can contact Harry Watts at wattsh@kfb.org or Vickie Hoover at hooverv@kfb.org or write or call: 

2627 KFB Plaza
Manhattan, KS 66503
785-587-6614

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Foundation Board of Directors

Richard Felts - Chairman 

Edie Dahlsten - Vice-Chairman 

Gerald Franklin

Holly Martin

Joe Newland

Dan Thomson

Matt Wolters

Doug Zillinger

Jill Zimmerman


 

Staff

Harry A. Watts - Director

Vickie Hoover - Operations Manager