Sunday, April 23, 2017

Turkey knowledge penned nearly 50 years ago hasn't changed one bit. Turkeys are one of Ohio's greatest hunting challenges.

FSA's Farm Storage Facility Loan program provides low-interest financing to producers to build or upgrade storage facilities.

Farm and ranch groups are now less social and more tribal. Many have a “we’re-right, you’re-wrong” view of farm and food tech, policy and their customers.

If hay is harvested year after year and not fertilized, production will decrease substantially.

As spring migrants return slowly in early spring, maybe two or three species per week, it's a great time to learn new bird songs.
newspaper pile/Susan Crowell column

Editor Susan Crowell salutes the gutsy reporters who earned the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, particularly Art Cullen of The Storm Lake Times, for his editorials that criticized agricultural leaders in Iowa.
planting soybeans

The grain markets are still focused on the Prospective Plantings Report, and some "new" news is needed.

Planting modern victory gardens reduces food insecurity by improving access to healthy, nutritious food.

Do you think you know how Cooper's mystery tool was used? Give us your best guess and see if you are right!

Organic producers will be able to visit FSA offices to apply for federal reimbursement to assist with the cost of organic or transitional certification.
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