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Kansas Young Farmer and Young Farm Wives (Women) (1962-1999) | Morse Department of Special Collections

Name: Kansas Young Farmer and Young Farm Wives (Women) (1962-1999)
Variant Name: Kansas Young Farmer and Young Farm Women

Historical Note: Kansas Young Farmer & Young Farm Wives/Women (KYFW) was an organization created by the Kansas State Board of Vocational Agriculture to promote vocational agricultural education past high school and was administered through Kansas State University. The organization was formed in 1960, with its first articles of incorporation being filed on 5/24/1962 The organization and its members are closely tied to their younger counterpart, Future Farmers of America (FFA) often sharing the same administrators and being involved in FFA events either via sponsorship or as program presenters. KYFW placed heavy emphasis on continuing education within the agriculture field. Encouraging its members to actively share and develop new techniques and technology. They also valued strong leadership skills, asking their members to not only be actively involved in the organization, at the leadership level, but also within their community.
Note Author: Audrey Swartz

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