• The Art of Home Brewing

    By Rick McNary on December 18, 2017

    Have you ever wanted to brew your own beer at home? According to the American Homebrewing Association, 1.2 million brewers are jumping feet first into this exciting hobby. Shane MacNair is one of...

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    How to build a charcuterie board

    By Chef Alli on December 15, 2017

    Charcuterie boards are all the rage these days. Charcuterie (shahr-cute-uh-ree) is a French word for any smoked, dry-cured or cooked meat, and they can be a tasty and beautiful addition to any dinner...

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  • What is sustainable agriculture?

    By Hannah Becker on December 14, 2017

    Over the past few years, sustainable agriculture has become a hot topic in food conversations; but what does “sustainable” mean when it comes to farming? Spoiler alert: it’s more than organic...

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  • Five steps to retire early

    By Kansas Living on December 13, 2017

    Looking to retire before the traditional retirement age of 65? It’s a big feat and unless you win the lottery, you might find it to be a difficult goal to achieve. The good news: it can be done with...

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  • How do farmers care for cattle in the winter?

    By John Schlageck on December 13, 2017

    Nestled in the hills of the Saline River Valley, the Berndt family cowherd has weathered Kansas winters with below-zero temperatures and bitter-cold northerly winds since the late 1800s, when Leslie...

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  • Cupcake Liner Christmas Trees

    By Mandy Beyeler on December 13, 2017

    Once your family tree is decorated, add to your holiday decorations with festive paper trees. Made from cupcake liners, these simple trees from Sugar Bee Crafts are fun for the entire family to make...

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  • Holiday decorating ideas

    By Kate Hagans on December 13, 2017

    For some, holiday decorating involves more than just putting up a Christmas tree. It’s about celebrating the companionship of friends, reuniting with loved ones and having a sweet taste of a holiday...

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  • 12 holiday health tips

    By Sheridan Wimmer on December 13, 2017

    On the first day of Christmas, your true love (that’s us, right?) gave to you: 12 holiday health tips and suggestions. To stay your best self throughout the holidays, read what Karen Hanson,...

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  • Edible Christmas gifts

    By Chef Alli on December 13, 2017

    Summer and fall scooted right past us, didn't they? We've come sliding into the holiday season, ready or not. Like me, I know many of you enjoy creating and baking quick breads for your family and...

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  • Helping others in need

    By Leigh Ann Maurath on December 13, 2017

    No matter which county in Kansas you live in, visit or once called home, there is a Farm Bureau presence. Each county is different and each community within those counties is unique. But in each...

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