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Birds and other things bring early signs of spring

Thursday, March 5, 2015

With lakes and rivers still mostly frozen, it may seem overly optimistic to think of spring. But it’s coming.

Pillar of strength

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Ours is a lovely old farmhouse. Sturdy, solid and square.

How to manage a profitable market garden

Friday, February 27, 2015

There isn’t a formula for market garden profitability, but attention to what is most profitable, least labor intensive and most cost effective to produce will help you determine what to grow.

Have you ever sampled your hay? Is your hay really good enough?

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Many of us feed hay this time of year, but how many of us actually know what we are feeding?

Blue-green algae invades inland lakes

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Talk of the quality of the water in our lakes and streams has been growing over the past several years, especially with regard to Harmful Algal Blooms.

Your Canadian fishing vacation by the numbers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Yes, a trip to Canada trip cost money, gasoline is more expensive than here, and yada, yada, yada. But really, a gallon is bigger there and a mile is a kilo — or is it?

Winter: Lost in a whiteout in the backyard

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Hunters, hikers, birders, travelers, snowmobilers and skiers should beware sudden changes in winter weather.

The future of food and farming will look a lot like our past

Thursday, February 26, 2015

To look ahead, we also need to look behind, at where we’ve been.

Conservation compliance programs are important part of farm bill

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Conservation compliance is a big part of new farm bill.

From throwing bales, to pulling a calf

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Acting fast saved the calf, and impressed the veterinarian.

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