Kansas has long considered itself America's Breadbasket -- not to mention America's Meat Locker -- but many Americans have lost touch with the origins of their food. Rebuilding the bridge from farm to table is one goal of the Kansas Farm Bureau's annual Zest & Zing event, which connected foodies and farmers April 30 at Abode Venue in [...]
In celebration of National Agriculture Day, we present the many cattle of KSWB! So many of our members are farmers and ranchers, and we're proud to salute their hard work. Thanks for the food!
By Kelley Nuttle, Blogger of the Month for December For this post, I thought I would share some pictures around the farm. First is a look at our barn that was used to sell Christmas trees. It needs a little TLC this coming spring. A window was busted out by the wind recently (imagine that [...]
By Nicole Small, Blogger of the Month for May (Editor's note: This post was supposed to run on Monday but got waylaid by technical difficulties. Sorry for the delay, Nicole!) Last week, I spent a a few days listening to speakers at the Alltech Symposium. They talked about how we need to look differently at [...]
By Nicole Small, KSWB Blogger of the Month for May While we grow lots of crops and cows on our farm, the most important thing any family grows is their kids. For some reason, these growing boys of mine think they need fed THREE times a day. With school getting out next week, and the work load [...]
By Nicole Small, KSWB Blogger of the Month for May May's theme is Grow Your Garden. I have to be honest, I do have a very small garden, but my full time job as a farmer keeps me so busy that my garden only consists of a few tomatoes, broccoli, hot peppers and onions. We [...]
Hi! Wow! I have to say what a privilege it was to be asked to be the featured blogger this month. I hope I can meet the expectations set by those before me. I am terrible at talking about myself, so please ask questions! I used to introduce myself as a farm wife, but a [...]
Most of Kansas is under 8 to 12 inches of snow today! Here's the view from around the state, as our members see it: