Just as a good dose of spring makes us quickly forget the chill of winter, a shot or two this season will get us to the other side of the pandemic by summer.
It’s strange to think simple signs are all around us daily. May we all occasionally notice these and allow them to energize and power us as we move forward.
My quiet moments during this bitterly cold stretch have been filled with reflections. Calving through a storm is hard work that takes a kind of deep, character-refining strength.
While we may not like making the extra effort to talk about our work, I believe it is worth showing everyone the love and care we have for our profession.
There’s a different satisfaction that comes from completing a project with that one item you saved long ago for the right occasion.
I admire the students (and their teachers) still pushing forward for continued self-improvement and excellence, even in the time of a pandemic.
So many of us forget to think about what it really takes to make dreams a reality. Dreams are built on hope and grow in the heart and mind of the dreamer.
It would be my wish that all of you could attend an AFBF convention so you could get a taste of all the types of ag, viewpoints and opinions we represent.
As individuals, it’s our duty to listen to each other if we want to mend and heal our nation. If we do this together today, I can promise you tomorrow will be brighter.
At Kansas Farm Bureau we have three priorities in this year’s session: broadband, taxes and water. We'll keep our eye on other issues, but those are the big three.