• wheat head in hands

    Is wheat bad for you?

    By Jenny Burgess on April 26, 2016

    We’ve been keeping busy on the farm since the last time I posted. With warmer weather comes busier times. I think everyone has sighed in relief from the recent rains we received. Especially those who...

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  • diy tile coaster barn quilt craft

    Barn quilt coasters

    By Sugar Bee Crafts Kids Crew on April 21, 2016

    Do you enjoy finding barn quilts? Have you ever considered making your own? If you'd like to make on a smaller scale, grab your kiddos and tackle this easy project--barn quilts on a coaster! Want...

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  • barn quilt

    Barn Quilt DIY

    By Ariean Krieger on April 19, 2016

    Hi friends!  It's Ariean from  OneKriegerChick here to show you how to make a really fun accessory for your barn--a barn quilt!   I love driving through the country and looking at the old...

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  • fire in pasture

    Why do ranchers burn their pasture?

    By Debbie Lyons-Blythe on April 18, 2016

    This post was originally shared on Debbie Lyons-Blythe blog, Kids, Cows & Grass.  Less than four percent of the original Tallgrass Prairie remains in America and most of that is in the Flint...

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  • Kansas farmer

    Investing in the community

    By Author/Feature on April 14, 2016

    Farmers live, work and invest in their communities. Max farms around Wichita and supports his local food bank, the Kansas Food Bank, in a unique way.  Video of Invest An Acre  

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  • Kansas rancher talking to bloggers

    Sustainable farming

    By Dana Zucker on April 11, 2016

    This post is originally from Moms Good Eats. Dana attended a three-day farm tour sponsored by Kansas Farm Bureau, Kansas Soybean Commission and United Soybean Board in 2015.  She's chronicled her...

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  • organic food and non-organic food

    Organic foods or non-organic

    By Hannah Becker on April 8, 2016

    I have a confession to make. I don’t always buy organic foods. While I prioritize providing high-quality food for my family (I even grow some of our own produce and meat myself) organic only doesn'...

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  • farmer with a drone

    A new tool for farmers

    By Scott Stebner on April 5, 2016

    When you think of the essential tools for farmers, do you think of tractors, hammers, leather gloves and rolls of rusty wire? Do images of plows, duct tape, trucks and blue jeans come to mind? How...

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  • man and woman with tomatoes

    The love of farming

    By Scott Stebner on April 5, 2016

    “I found one!” Karen Pendleton, Douglas County, emerges from a row of hydroponic tomatoes holding the first ripe fruit of the season. The smile on her face was equal parts pride and amazement. After...

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  • Burgess family photo

    Let's talk food & farming

    By Jenny Burgess on April 5, 2016

    Hello! My name is Jenny Burgess, and I’m excited to connect with you here on “Kansas Living” online. I will be sharing what our family does on our farm, and I'd love to answer any questions you might...

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