We are in the homestretch of a year-long primary battle between our incumbent Congressmen, Tim Huelskamp, Republican, and his challenger, Dr. Roger Marshall. This race has taken on a life of its own, garnering outside money, attention and headlines. I have spoken with several reporters about the race - some as far away as Washington, … Continue reading Politics Hits Home
When you think of farmers, visions of tractors, cattle and crops come to mind. But there is another side of farming, one that isn't quite as glamorous but just as important as planting the seeds and tending to the livestock. Today my husband and I are attending the Kansas Farm Bureau annual meeting delegate session … Continue reading The Other Side of Farming
Huffington Post columnist Donald Carr has decided that farmers - the people that suffer the greatest from the drought and intense heat - are the same group of people that hope to make the situation worse. In his recent column – which you can read here http://www.huffingtonpost.com/donald-carr/droughtstricken-farmers-p_b_1729235.html, Carr blames farmers and agriculture organizations for stopping … Continue reading Blame the Farmer?