Thursday, July 20, 2017

As we relax and are thankful for our freedoms, David Marrison challenges each of us to examine how we can make America a better place.

As we were celebrating Independence Day, it was not a day to think of what we pay, but what we owe to enjoy the freedoms that we do.

The trade cooks at the White House will continue to search for a trade recipe that they hope will boost ag exports.

Usually, distinctive tent caterpillar webs appear in trees in April. They become more conspicuous throughout May, and by June they’re everywhere.

The folks at FSA are looking for a few good producers to join their county committees.

Each year, Living Lands and Waters, with countless conservation districts, watershed groups and local organizations, offers river and stream cleanups.
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Price revisions from the Chicago Board of Trade, a surprising end of week USDA crop report, and a holiday shortening up early week trading made for an exciting and confusing weekend in grain trade.
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Amazon is buying Whole Foods and wants to transform the way you buy groceries. But Editor Susan Crowell's commentary ponders the impact on farmers.

Raised beds benefit gardeners by addressing poor soil conditions, allowing them to grow plants in unconventional places and making gardens more accessible.

Judith Sutherland reflects on her summer camp experiences in the second installment of a two-part series.
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