Category: The Sunflower State

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The End

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The End

Populist candidate James Weaver did not become president in 1892, as most undoubtedly know. However, he did win 8.5% of the popular vote, which was considered an impressive amount for […]

Kentucky Bluegrass

Kentucky Bluegrass

In cool, moist climates, few plants make better forage or turf than Kentucky bluegrass.

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The Beginning

Kansas Populist Movement Basics: The Beginning

The Populist movement of the late 1800s is a major topic in Kansas history. A brief glance at history books tells us that the populism of that era was more […]

Silver Bluestem

Silver Bluestem

Attractive ornamental or pesky pasture invader? Silver bluestem excels in both roles.

Benjamin Franklin, Storm Chaser

Benjamin Franklin, Storm Chaser

This Founding Father was also the father of tornado pursuit.

Little Bluestem

Little Bluestem

Its wide distribution and importance to the prairie ecosystem have made little bluestem the state grass of Kansas.

Big Bluestem

Big Bluestem

The legendary native grass of the tallgrass prairie is more than a quality forage.

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail Barley

Foxtail barley may be a native grass, and it may be attractive, but it poses serious health risks to pets and livestock.

Parts of a Grass Plant: A Glossary

Parts of a Grass Plant: A Glossary

Brush up on your knowledge of grass parts, from auricle to tiller.

WunderMap

WunderMap

As wet weather sets in, it’s handy to have access to tools for tracking rapidly changing weather conditions. One resource we’ve made good use of is the WunderMap from Weather […]