• Pecans

    The Life of a Kansas Pecan Grower

    By Rick McNary on August 30, 2016

    Johnny Zwahlen remembers the noise of falling pecans hammering the large kitchen pot he held over his head as a child. “Grandpa had a shaker mounted to the tractor that shook trees so hard the...

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  • Warren's Green Beans

    Growing and harvesting green beans

    By Rick McNary on August 30, 2016

    Warren Sutton grows green beans on his farm for a most extraordinary reason: he and his wife, Eileen, consider it a ministry to give young people a summer job. They want them to learn where their...

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  • Ashcraft

    Silent Migration

    By Scott Stebner on August 26, 2016

    With a whistle around his neck, stock dog by his side and cattle in the distance, the first-generation Kansas rancher opened the gate to the pasture. His sun-soaked eyes never left the herd of 20 or...

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  • Halloween Bright Pumpkin

    Halloween Brights

    By Kansas Living on August 25, 2016

    Your kids can create their own Halloween decorations with these cute and simple Halloween votive candles. To ensure this project is kid-safe, use battery-powered LED tea lights found at craft and...

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  • Freezer Meal Prep Tips

    Karen's Tips

    By Karen Hanson on August 24, 2016

    FOODS THAT FREEZE BEST Uncooked proteins such as beef, chicken, pork and fish Fresh carrots, root vegetables, zucchini, squash, onions and celery Bread, rice and pasta (cooked or uncooked)...

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  • hundred dollar bills and wallet

    Keep Your Spending Plan on Track

    By Farm Bureau Financial Services on August 24, 2016

    Hosting parties, taking vacations and chasing retail deals are just a few common behaviors that can quickly empty your wallet.  After surviving some of the most expensive stretches of the year (e.g...

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  • Ashland High School 2

    Feeding the Future

    By John Schlageck on August 24, 2016

    For generations, farmers and ranchers in Clark County have carved their livelihoods out of the fertile soil. They produce nourishment for the body and sustenance for the soul. It’s home. Where they’...

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  • Freezer Meal Prep

    Freezer Meals

    By Karen Hanson on August 24, 2016

    Fall is here and Kansas families are heading back to school after a lazy summer. If you’re looking for a way to save time while putting healthy, nutritious food on the table, consider freezer meals...

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  • Soups and Chowders

    Soups and Chowders

    By Chef Alli on August 24, 2016

    It’s fall, y’all! How did we get here so dang fast? I find myself asking that more and more as time buzzes past, but I have to say I’m always thankful for cooler weather to arrive. And, I appreciate...

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  • Zucchini Pie


    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage Store freshly picked, unwashed zucchini in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to one week.  The bag should be3 perforated or loosely tied, not sealed tightly.  Do not cut the zucchini...

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