Rhonda McCurry

Rhonda McCurry is an agriculture communicator, 4-H mom and KFB fourth district administrator. Her work position puts her alongside 10 County Farm Bureaus and their staff to encourage agriculture, education and service activities. Rhonda’s own 4-H and FFA experience has pushed her children to now be involved in these programs, with a small farm of their own. Her agricultural communications degree from K-State and two decades of writing for agriculture publications introduced her to some of the best food producers in the state. Rhonda is married to Jesse, and their four children are Jackson, Anna, Jett and Cora. They reside in Colwich.

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    Western Kansas Tees Off

    By Rhonda McCurry on February 2, 2022

    It’s a visual landscape that spans two generations and 320 acres of land in western Finney County. Buffalo Dunes Golf Course is a Garden City attraction that has grown by leaps and bounds — as well...

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    Leoti Meat Locker Steadies Through Pandemic

    By Rhonda McCurry on May 5, 2021

    "We couldn't keep up with the demand" This statement was heard across the country in small, medium and large meat processing plants during the COVID-19 pandemic, including at Heritage Meats in Leoti...

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    A Very Kansas Christmas

    By Rhonda McCurry on November 11, 2020

    If any positive has come from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that Americans have had more discussions about where their food comes from. Kansans have shared stories about buying local beef, pork,...

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    Robots on the Farm: Modernizing the Food Industry

    By Rhonda McCurry on August 14, 2020

    Clint Brauer from Cheney is working to re-shape food. His operation, MG Honor Farms in south-central Kansas, is a mecca of vegetables and herbs. For nearly a decade, MG Honor Farms has grown food for...

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  • Fly Boy Brewery and Eats

    By Rhonda McCurry on February 7, 2020

    What began as a beermaking kit for Christmas has turned into a restaurant and brewery that provides a terrific atmosphere, great food and drink and 17 jobs in a small town. Clay and Linda Haring...

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  • A Pecan Farm in Kansas Comes Full Circle

    By Rhonda McCurry on November 5, 2019

    The trees at Circle’s Pecans in McCune have been lovingly tended by the Circle family for nearly three decades. With attention to detail, creative ideas and special care, what started as a simple...

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