• combine in wheat field

    Rolling through the wheat field

    By Jenny Burgess on June 30, 2016

    As many of you may have come to realize while driving the roads and highways of Kansas this summer, wheat harvest is underway. There are more trucks on the road, or you may have seen a combine or two...

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  • woman reading nutrition label

    New nutrition labels coming

    By Cara Harbstreet on June 24, 2016

    What if you held in your hand a tool that could tell you exactly what you wanted to know about a product’s contents and quality? It’s something we demand from the tools we use in everyday life,...

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  • Slechter family on front porch

    A family affair

    By Rick McNary on June 20, 2016

    How many pounds of cherry tomatoes must their family sell in order to pay for gas to Yellowstone and back? Jay and Linda Sleichter posed that question to their five children for their 2015 vacation...

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  • pipe cleaner fruits and veggies crafts

    Kids Craft: Pipe Cleaner Fruits & Veggies

    By Beyeler Kids on June 16, 2016

    Let your kids' creativity fly with this fun craft--fruits and veggies made out of pipe cleaners! 

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  • boy and dog

    Pet care tips for the summer months

    By Dr. Susan Nelson on June 13, 2016

    The warmer months of summer can wreak havoc on humans and animals alike. Dr. Susan Nelson, a veterinarian who serves on Kansas State University’s clinical faculty,  offers some tips for those who...

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  • photo of dairy treats

    Celebrate dairy this month

    By Kansas Living on June 7, 2016

    June is Dairy Month, which makes it a perfect time to learn more about this tasty treat. Dairy is not only yummy, it's also a powerhouse food full of nine essential nutrients, including: calcium...

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  • dairy farmer with cows

    Caring for a dairy herd

    By Scott Stebner on June 7, 2016

    The Schmitz family dairy began in the 1960s with the patriarch dairyman milking cows by hand to sell cream across the county. Over time, the cow herd increased, children came and the family built its...

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    Dairy Good

    By Scott Stebner on June 7, 2016

    “My great grandparents raised dairy cattle. My grandparents grew up on the same farmland that I did. They came back to the farm after getting their degrees at K-State. I always knew I was going to...

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  • felt veggie farmers market activitiy

    Kids Craft: Farmers Market

    By Mandy Beyeler on June 6, 2016

    It's the time of the year for Farmer's Markets - all those delicious yummy farm fresh goodies. Today I have a fun craft where kiddos can pretend to pick their own veggies and gather them up to take...

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  • budget with calculator

    Five Budgeting Myths Busted

    By Farm Bureau Financial Services on June 6, 2016

    Myth: You can count on  money from the future to pay off big purchases.  Maybe you really need a new tablet, or you’ve been driving the same car for 10 years and want to put a down payment on a new ...

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