Stories by Will Flannigan

Freeze eggs to keep them longer

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Why freeze eggs? Sometimes you have more eggs than you can sell or eat. Finding a way to preserve those little gems is important.

USDA website now live, sort of

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

The USDA’s website is now available, but with some key information withheld due to furloughs.

How do I grow vegetables indoors over winter?

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

How do you grow vegetables indoors over winter? Here’s a few pointers on how to do it easily.

Agriculture and the government shutdown

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Lawmakers in Washington were unable to reach a compromise on the federal budget, thus causing many government agencies to close their doors, shut off lights and temporarily mothball projects.

Chipotle paints grim picture with latest marketing push

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The restaurant chain’s opposition to large-scale, high-density cattle production is nothing new. This time, however, the company is painting a particularly grim picture with an animated short set to an eerie cover of “Pure Imagination” from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

How do I prevent soil erosion and nutrient runoff?

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

How can you prevent soil erosion and nutrient runoff from your fields? The answer is cover crops. Here’s a short video detailing the benefits of cover cropping.

Submit your questions to futurist Glen Hiemstra

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Futurist Glen Hiemstra answers your questions about the future of farming and agriculture.

Farming Simulator 2013, redefining farming video games

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

A video game that’s a farming simulation? Farming Simulator 2013 does just that.

How do I repair a wire fence?

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Getting your farm ready for winter should include a fence inspection. Here’s how to fix a fence, if you find a break.

Clipping a chicken’s wings

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

With the popularity of backyard chickens increasing, learning how to properly clip a chicken’s wings is becoming important.

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox

About Will

Will Flannigan is Farm and Dairy's online editor. He grew up in Salem, Ohio, and is new to the agricultural scene. Will enjoys hiking, community theater and learning new things.