Seasons in the Flint Hills

Crisp and black with cold, dry ash,You cover yourselves with green,Awakened to life by rain and sun,You thrive in the breezes of spring.Days grow long, the south wind blows;Your green now changes, too—First more vibrant, then more soft,And then to a golden hue.A gentler sun ripens your goldTo copper and rich red rust;Heat gives way…

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook

Looking for a great tool for logging the weather? Look no further! The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather Notebook is a full-color four-year journal that is sure to please! There is so much to love about the Weather Notebook that it is hard to know where to start. There is one page for every day of…

Johnson Grass

This invasive weed is a nuisance in the field and garden and a serious hazard in the pasture.

2018 Kansas Election Results

Kansas Governor Democrat Laura Kelly won with 48% of the vote (489,337 votes). Republican Kris Kobach received 43% (443,346 votes), Independent Greg Orman 6% (66,163 votes), and Jeff Caldwell 2% (18,898 votes).   United States House of Representatives 1st District: Republican incumbent Roger Marshall won over Democrat Alan LaPolice. 2nd District: Republican Steve Watkins won…

Indian Grass

This widespread and adaptable prairie plant excels at feeding livestock, wildlife, and the eye of the gardener.