Friday, November 27, 2015
family gathered around Thanksgiving table

On this day of Thanksgiving I am thankful for the opportunity to gather my family around a table of plenty. Not just of food, which is certainly more than ample, but of love, warmth and fellowship.
beef cuts

Remember that many consumers may not know how to cook or select good meat.
bird feeder

Put up a bird feeder this week, and you'll soon see a nice variety of birds, including chickadees, titmice, goldfinches and cardinals.
raindrops on puddles

Less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is water that we can actually use.
Autumn-olive invasive species

Invasive plant species are a bigger threat than people realize. Here's what you need to know.

A thorough inspection identifies system maintenance needs and allows time to fix problems before winter weather hits.
calf just born

Hey dairymen, the free eCalving app is available for touchscreen mobile devices.
grain bins

Visit a Farm Service Agency office and take a Market Assistance Loan out on your stored bushels in the bin.

It’s important to note that while other people may ask “were you raised in a BARN?” as a derogatory statement, our kids know the appropriate answer is “Yes!”
marble globe on parched ground

Nations shift ag subsidies from direct farmer payments to indirect farm income guarantees, and two-thirds of all nations with crop insurance programs now subsidize its purchase.