Greg spent his youth working with his grandparents on the Double H Ranch in southeast Kansas. Prior to joining Kansas Farm Bureau as a writer and photographer, he spent 12 years working at community journalism at papers in the northern Flint Hills. When not in the office, Greg enjoys hunting, hiking and fishing. He and his wife live in Manhattan.
Like everything else voting will be different in 2020. Polls will still open and operate, but it’s likely a record number of Kansans will cast their ballots early and through the mail.
Everyone comes from somewhere, and the most inconsequential decisions — creating a painting, choosing a desk, buying a pocket watch — become the little legacies we leave.
Like everyone else, Kansas farmers and ranchers have seen their world turned upside down in a short amount of time.
While the Constitution only requires a simple accounting of every living soul, the census has been used since its inception to gather other vital information about the nation’s population.
No matter what difference you want to make, leaving your fencerow in the rearview mirror likely will have a bigger effect on you than anything else.
farmers and ranchers in the United States are at the leading edge of reducing so-called greenhouse gas emissions from their operations.
Now is the time of year when ATVs and UTVs might show up under a Christmas tree or you see something at a farm show that would fit right into your operation.
It’s easy to conflate headlines with the actual state of humanity. It’s an understandable reaction, but it’s also a misreading of what makes news.
In short, November’s election is more consequential for the day-to-day lives of most Kansans than anything that happens in 2020.
For John and Berna Mae Stegman, the recent loss of their son, Bernard, in an accident has brought heartache and grief. It’s also underscored the fact that family extends beyond kinship.