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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...

Kansas Farmers Union

Kansas Farmers Union

DELEGATE SPOTLIGHT: DONNA PEARSON McCLISH National Farmers Union's 117th Anniversary Convention is rapidly approaching and we wanted to highlight this year's Kansas Farmers Uniondelegates. First up is Donna Pearson McClish, the founder and director of Common Ground...

Hicks Selected To Judge Event

Edgar Hicks founder and consultant for KBFA have been selected to serve as a judge at the World Food Prize Nebraska Youth Insitute! Each year, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication Department hosts the World Food...

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