Women's Leadership Committee

Women's Leadership Committee

Mission of the Committee

The Kansas Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Committee contributes an essential perspective to the organization, broadening opportunities for women to become increasingly involved in all aspects of Farm Bureau, actively participating in the implementation of priority issues involving agriculture education, improving the quality of life in rural communities, promotion of the industry and agricultural advocacy.

Women's Leadership Committee News




2018 Be Ag-Wise: Full STEAM ahead! Incorporating Agriculture into your STEM curriculum


Registration for 2018 Be Ag-Wise workshops is now open. Workshops will be held in Manhattan, Colby, Garden City and Bonner Springs.

2017 Benefit Silent Auction Results


On behalf of the State Women’s Leadership Committee, THANK-YOU for your generous donations to the Silent Auction benefiting the KFB Foundation for Agriculture! Click this article to see the results!

KFB Women's Leadership Committee - December 2017 Meeting Minutes


The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Manhattan, prior to the 99th KFB Annual Meeting, on December 3, 2017. Open this article for a link to view the meeting minutes.

KFB State Women's Leadership Committee Member Gimmie Jo Jansonius and Others Recognized by AFBF


The American Farm Bureau Federation recognized 15 farm and ranch women leaders as graduates of the organization’s eleventh annual Women’s Communications Boot Camp. The group of agricultural leaders was recognized after completing an intensive three-day course featuring sessions on working with the media, public speaking, testifying and messaging.

KFB Women's Leadership Committee - August 2017 Meeting Minutes


The State Women's Leadership Committee met in Great Bend on August 26, 2017. Open this article to view the meeting minutes.

2017 Fall White-Reinhardt Mini-Grants Awarded to County and State Farm Bureaus


The American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has awarded 10 $500 mini-grants to communities across the nation through the White-Reinhardt Fund for Education program. The grants are allocated through county and state Farm Bureaus and are used to create new agricultural literacy projects or expand existing agricultural literacy efforts.

'Our Food Link' Grants Help Farmers and Ranchers Connect with Consumers


Five Farm Bureaus (two of whom are in Kansas!) were selected from a competitive pool of applicants to each receive a $500 grant from the American Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Program to help fund “Our Food Link” projects.




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Get Involved

Members of the State Women’s Leadership Committee are elected by the Voting Delegates at the Annual Meeting. The State Chair for a term of two years and one District Chair from each district are elected from odd numbered districts in even-numbers years and even numbered districts in odd numbered years. If you are interested in the Women's Leadership Committee, the best way to start is to get involved in your county Farm Bureau committee. Contact your county coordinator for information.