Post Tagged with: "kansas farm bureau"

Farmers in western Kansas are feeling endangered

Voluntary conservation plans are talked about in coffee shops, schools, after church, in meeting rooms and just about every place else in Kansas. Landowners, farmers, ranchers, home owners and builders see such measures as a way to protect land, wildlife and valuable water resources but also as a way to keep them in business. Talk to western Kansas ag producers […]

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Food needs better public relations

by John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau Hype is a word often associated with advertising agencies, public relations firms and spin doctors who attempt to create, change or repair an image. Many people consider hype a dirty word, something to detest. On the flip side, hype, or attention-provoking material, can also help shape and mold a public?s way of thinking. If […]

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Ag consumers’ wants continue to evolve

by John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau While food safety will always be the cornerstone of our production process, allegiance is making inroads into why and where consumers buy their products. The majority of today?s shoppers enjoys and often takes for granted the expanded menu in supermarkets. They look forward to shopping in a meat case filled with dozens of new […]

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Caring for each other is the best tradition

by John Schlageck Kansas Farm Bureau Many, many traditions are associated with Christ?mas?a decorated tree, colored lights, gift giving, parties and turkey and ham dinners. Most of these traditions are recent additions. The greatest gift associated with Christmas is the one of caring for one another. This gift is also the ultimate Christmas story?God?s love for humanity. A tradition that […]

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