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Nesting season can be a busy time for builders

Thursday, February 12, 2015

It may be mid-winter, but the nesting season for birds is underway. Great horned owls and bald eagles are already incubating eggs. Smaller songbirds wait until spring to begin nesting. Those that use in cavities (and nest boxes) get a jump on nesting because cavities provide protection from cold temperatures, wind, rain, and snow. These […]

Birth of the American barista

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts, Tim Hortons — today there are coffee shops everywhere. Back in the 1870s, however, such establishments were rarely heard of.

Time to make a grazing resolution

Thursday, February 12, 2015

For most of us in the United States, the beginning of the New Year is a time to make our New Year’s resolution.

February is time to reflect on black history and accomplishments

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Last weeks’ rain on top of the packed snow has made all farm work and any outings a challenge.

Getting prepared for the next Preppers Ball

Thursday, February 12, 2015

You won’t find the word “preppers” in Webster’s. In fact, it may not be a real word.

Knowing your farm’s numbers will help you plan for low milk prices

Thursday, February 12, 2015

It is discussed everywhere. In hard copy, in the coffee shop, and on the Internet: 2015 will not be the year that 2014 was.

Common threads of Big Ag and ‘New Ag’ success farming takes risk, commitment

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The Progressive Farmer magazine’s February issue resembles most mid-winter issues of most U.S. farm magazines.

The day my life spun out of control

Thursday, February 12, 2015

I was probably thinking about boots when the white SUV pulled out.

How did we eat before regulations?

Thursday, February 12, 2015

A publication sits on my desk regarding regulations in the holistic food market, with all sorts of subsets of considerations listed in a long article.

Proposed pipeline projects give plenty room for thought

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pipeline projects leave much to think about.

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