Seventh #FarmFoodTour connects influencers with farmers
Six online influencers embarked Oct. 5 on a three-day tour across Kansas that this year included longer, individualized visits to learn from farmers. Participants use the hashtag #farmfoodtour throughout the three-day experience and write blog posts about their experiences.
Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School accepting registrations
Kansas Farm Bureau Campaign School was designed to give potential candidates a solid foundation as they seek elected office. It also offers incumbents an opportunity to enhance their campaign skills.
Kansans tout vaccine safety, effectiveness in videos on StoptheSpreadKansas.org
Stop the Spread Kansas has released new TV and radio spots featuring Kansans encouraging their fellow residents to protect themselves with the COVID-19 vaccine.
KFB Legal Foundation announces grant encouraging practice in rural areas
The Kansas Farm Bureau Legal Foundation’s Rural Law Practice Grant will pay new attorneys up to $16,500 to open their legal practice in rural Kansas.
Kansas Farm Bureau accepting applications for Ag Academy
Sept. 10 is the deadline to apply for Ag Academy. Anyone is welcome to apply, but class size is limited to 20 and there is a $100 fee due before the first in-person session.
Young farmers and ranchers attend statewide leadership conference
Farmers and ranchers from across Kansas gathered in Manhattan July 30-31 for the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) leaders conference.
AFBF President Zippy Duvall stresses engagement in visit to Kansas
Duvall talked with KFB staff, received briefings on research at K-State and NBAF, spoke with members of the Kansas Ag Alliance and spent time with board members of Chase County Farm Bureau, in addition to other conversations with Farm Bureau members of Kansas.
End Hunger campaign offers funding for hunger projects
KFB is rolling out the second phase of the End Hunger program, which will provide grant funding for county Farm Bureaus and local Farm Bureau Financial Services agents so together they can develop projects in their communities. The program will continue providing donations to local food pantries.
KFB’s Foundation for Agriculture awards $23,500 in scholarships
Kansas Farm Bureau's Foundation for Agriculture recently awarded 39 scholarships worth $23,500 for the 2021-22 school year to college students across the state.