Monday, February 8, 2016
Calf in hutch

A baby calf nursing for the first time . . . if everything’s going right, it might look a little peaceful. But no matter how serene it may seem on the outside, what’s happening inside is a fast and furious defense system.
bottle feeding lamb

I was stunned to see a wet, newborn lamb crying, stuck between two board fences.
houseplants collage

Although caring for indoor plants is similar to outdoor plants, houseplants require a few special considerations.
farmland

USDA provides several programs and opportunities to protect our land so that it will be here for future generations.
winter

There are many fun things to do in winter, but remember to keep it safe.
veterinarian

Dr. Pol tells the real-life story of being a farm veterinarian.
fisherman holding salmon

It's no secret between avid Great Lakes anglers that nearby western Lake Ontario and the mighty Niagara River are top spots for fast and furious trophy fishing.
market chart graphic

Three weeks into calendar year 2016, however, key elements in China's economy -- its wildly speculative stock markets, less-than-transparent currency, sagging heavy industries -- have gone boom.
water faucet

Working together, we can use our water resources wisely to make sure future generations have an adequate water supply.
deer

When it comes to boundaries and behavior, Mother Nature and her critters are more than a little shady.
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