As I write this article, it is the morning of the National 4-H and Intercollegiate Dairy Judging contests at World Dairy Expo.
U.S. grain prices continue to anticipate a huge harvest by going lower. We keep hoping the bottom is in on the charts, but then we slip lower.
Whether you grow your own or purchase pumpkins, gourds and squash at market, these five preservation steps make autumn ornamentals last longer.
As you harvest your crops this fall, keep in mind that you can obtain marketing loans through our office that enable you to obtain cash to operate while you are holding onto your crop for future marketing opportunities or for feeding.
Ah fall. The season when all of nature attempts to move indoors.
The concept of conservation, using resources sustainably over time, is relatively new.
Ohio deer season, the time of year that every serious hunter awaits with baited breath — whatever that is.
A collection of black 3-ring binders given to me by my Dad reveal a glimpse of a grandmother I never met.
A few years back, Patty Loveless had a popular country song that told of three sad events in a woman’s life, and each time, her Mama comforted her and said “life’s about changing, nothing ever stays the same.”
There are facts on which the world operates and there are facts on which politics operate. Spoiler alert: The two are not the same.
Traveling in this country during the 16th and 17th centuries was difficult in the extreme.
The grain market is just “mostly dead.” We still have the race to find out what the average crop is. If we have over-estimated the size, prices will stabilize. If the huge crop is really rolling in, the worst is still ahead of us.
Black walnuts are the most prolific native nut tree in Farm and Dairy’s circulation area. Unfortunately, most of their delicious free nutmeat drops to waste because people don’t know how to harvest, process and store black walnuts.
It isn’t hard to sink a fishing craft or recreational boat. In fact, sometimes it takes no effort at all.
Grandma Helen knew the importance of nutrition and good education.
Water quality is a big deal, and you need to stay up to date on the developments.
“It made me mad!” That’s what a Montana rancher told me when talking about the first carcass data he ever got back. “I got tired of trying to sell them. I wasn’t willing to accept generic price when I thought I had something better,” he said. “I soon learned.” Those first calves graded 20 percent […]
A reminder to improve next year’s pasture … right now.
Some promising sings for monarchs.
If it’s late summer it’s time to talk about pricing a corn crop standing in the field for corn silage.