Sheridan Wimmer

Sheridan Wimmer

Born and raised in Kansas, Sheridan Wimmer has an appreciation for the state’s agricultural diversity. Representing the best interests of Kansas farmers and ranchers is Sheridan’s jam (or jelly, no discrimination). Great food and wine are at the top of Sheridan’s sustenance list and she knows it wouldn’t be here without the hard work of our farmers and ranchers.

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    Ranchers Feed Cattle Oats for Health Benefits

    By Sheridan Wimmer on February 7, 2020

    In the 1980s and ’90s, Quaker Oats ran commercials featuring actor Wilford Brimley and the slogan, “It’s the right thing to do and the tasty way to do it.” Although they were talking about oatmeal...

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    Health Benefits of Lamb

    By Sheridan Wimmer on February 7, 2020

    When we think of superheroes, we typically think of bigwigs like Batman, Superman or Wonder Woman. We know their stories, we know what they stand for and many times, we know their vulnerabilities (...

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  • Wreaths for Warriors

    By Sheridan Wimmer on November 5, 2019

    On Oct. 17, 2006, Corporal David Unger, a young man from Leavenworth, was serving his nation in Iraq. Unger was driving a Humvee, escorting 2nd Lt. Christopher E. Loudon. Insurgents learned of the...

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  • Meet Your New Nutrition Label

    By Sheridan Wimmer on November 5, 2019

    If being an adult means getting upset when they rearrange your grocery store, then get ready for another change happening in grocery stores across America. However, these changes shouldn’t be as...

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    The Case of the GMO Papaya

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 9, 2019

    We rely a lot on technology. Our phones are constantly with us, our vehicles are equipped with features that help keep us safe and many of us utilize computers to get our jobs done in an efficient...

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  • The Colors of the Rainbow in Your Diet

    By Sheridan Wimmer on August 8, 2019

    Legend has it at the end of a rainbow is a pot of gold. We won’t tell you what to believe, but if you are searching for the pot of gold, be sure you’re getting the right nutrition by keeping the...

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  • Keeping the Faith

    By Sheridan Wimmer on May 13, 2019

    Across Kansas, we see small towns getting smaller. Population counts sometimes include dogs. A decrease in population usually means a decline in opportunities in the community. But in those same...

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  • The Gut Reaction

    By Sheridan Wimmer on May 13, 2019

    Heartburn, nausea, indigestion, upset stomach…we’ll stop there. You likely know the Pepto-Bismol® jingle and reasons why we keep the pink liquid in our fridges or cupboards. When your stomach hurts,...

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  • Towing Flo

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 31, 2019

    Vintage-camper owners often name their campers, and those at the 2018 show at the Stone Barn Farm were no exception. There was Rosie, which was decorated in vintage rose patterns of reds, whites and...

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  • Stone Barn Farm and Log Cabins

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 31, 2019

    Just outside of Dexter, population 300, there’s an old stone barn with a mural of Dwight D. Eisenhower, Amelia Earhart, Bob Dole and Robert Docking. The mural, painted by the Kansas Barn Alliance in...

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