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Teff Project

Teff Project

The Solomon Valley Resource Conservation and Development (RC&D) and the Kansas Black Farmers Association (KBFA) hosted a Teff Field Day at Nicodemus in August of 2009. Gary Alexander's teff field was harvested to demonstrate the Flail Vac Harvester. After...

No-Till Farming

No-Till Farming

No-till farming (also called zero tillage or direct drilling) is a way of growing crops or pasture from year to year without disturbing the soil through tillage. No-till is an agricultural technique which increases the amount of water that infiltrates into the soil...

Urban Farmers/Agriculture

Urban Farmers/Agriculture

Urban Farming/agriculture is growing or producing food in a city or heavily populated town or municipality. Urban farming is often confused with community gardening, homesteading or subsistence farming. What distinguishes them is that urban farming/agriculture assumes...

KBFA Member Named to the 400 Commission of History

KBFA Member Named to the 400 Commission of History

JohnElla Holmes, PhD, Executive Director and President of the KBFA has been named the Kansas Representative to the 400 Commission of African American History.  Dr. Holmes will join 48 women representatives from across the nation in the "Stronger than..." film...

Preserving Black land ownership, the farming legacy, and creating a sustainable future

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Preserving Black land ownership, the farming legacy, and creating a sustainable future
Preserving Black land ownership, the farming legacy, and creating a sustainable future
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