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Members of Kansas Agri-Women were recognized at the 44th national convention of American Agri-Women held recently in Tigard, Oregon. Jean Goslin of Dwight, Kansas, received the LEAVEN award, the national organization’s highest honor for members. Lesley Schmidt of Park City, Kansas, was installed for the second year of her two-year term as AAW vice president of education. She also received a President’s Award for her service in 2019. Both Goslin and Schmidt are past presidents of KAW.
Duckworth might be among the premier fine-wool, American-made clothing companies, but it didn’t get that way overnight. Joe and Aggie Helle proved to be company cornerstones thanks to their efforts at constantly improving the family ranch’s wool clip, which provided Duckworth with the raw, natural fiber needed to produce its performance products.
CLL16, a new high-yield, long-grain Clearfield rice variety developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture will be available to rice growers from Horizon Ag in 2021.
The Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Innovation and Workforce Development held a hearing titled “Farming in the 21st Century: The Impacts of Agriculture Technology in Rural America” on Jan. 9.
Fort Pierre Livestock, Fort Pierre, South Dakota, reported receipts of 4,566 head of feeder cattle selling Jan. 10 compared to 3,927 head on Jan. 3 and 6,468 head a year ago, according to the USDA-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Market News, Worthing, South Dakota.
If you want to impress your guests, try serving this puff pastry as an appetizer at your next gathering. This flaky pastry filled with a combination of spinach, onions and feta cheese can keep them coming back for more.
While rattling down a dusty country road or rolling across an asphalt highway, there are only a few things that really catch my eye: stray dogs, Tex-Mex restaurants and beautiful old barns. There is something about faded whitewash and classic red paint, weathervanes, sliding barn doors and unique designs that are incredibly picturesque and nostalgic.
As one of the simplest ways to make family meals healthier, adding fruits and vegetables to everyday dishes can also provide a flavorful path to a more nutritious eating plan. With a dish like this Black-Eyed Pea, Corn and Rice Salad, you can put a veggie-focused meal on the table in next to no time.
Hosting a crowd can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also come with plenty of challenges. One of the simplest ways to make mealtime stress-free when entertaining is to focus on ingredients that can be incorporated into a variety of different dishes.
Christmas has and always will be the most nostalgic day of the year for me. It’s about familiarity of the five senses and that warm feeling that takes over when December 25th moves closer and closer. It’s Bing Crosby crooning White Christmas and Mele Kalikimaka (although I never really knew how to pronounce the title) and Judy Garland serenading us with Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.