Wednesday, November 25, 2015
farmer by tractor

Farmers do more, and more responsibly, than most of us know.

Producers who have planted fall seeded grains such as wheat, rye or barley need to report their crop acreages to their local FSA office by Dec. 15. Producers who are interested in the 2016 NAP may need to apply for coverage by Nov. 20, depending on the commodity they want to insure.
molecular model

Depending on the group of people, science and facts can mean different things.
mom, dad, son and daughter

There is so much more to life for your children than winning and losing the big game. So relax.
persimmons in tree

Frosty nights signal persimmons to ripen, turn from bitter to sweet, and lose their astringent nature.
Field sprayer

A proposal by the EPA could mean age restrictions and more training requirements for farmers to get recertified for pesticide application.
unloading corn into semi

Although it is only the start of November, this strange and accelerated crop year is winding down to a close.
cast iron skillet

Cast iron cookware is versatile. Here are some tips for seasoning cast iron cookware as well as troubleshooting suggestions.
Dorset sheep

Doris the Dorset is always finding her way out her pen.
rural farm scene

Why do we listen to politicians who yell “Red!” or “Blue!” when we know the answers are not black and white? Because we’ve met the reductionists and they are us.