Thursday, June 22, 2017

People are often surprised to discover that I camp. I know how that is. I’m often surprised myself. I am not an outdoorsy type...

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

At the recent Memorial Day ceremonies, I was pleased to see most everyone in the crowd show respect for our flag, with hand over heart standing when one passed by.

Salt is an item commonly used in livestock feed rations and because it's used so regularly, it is easy to forget the importance of...

World food security. Climate change. Bioenergy. Oil prices.There are some weighty issues on agriculture's table right now. Will we be up to the challenge...

There’s no profit in arguing with government numbers, a veteran commodity trader once moaned to me. “You might be right come two months,” he...

One magical element of a farm childhood includes the thrill of tree climbing. When mountain climbers have been asked, “What makes you do this?”...

In Europe, antibiotics are handled and administered by veterinarians. Interestingly, antibiotics are used on organic dairy farms — when necessary for animal health —...

It is said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. If this is so,...

Here's a question for the anglers in the family: Have you ever hooked a long, slimy, four-legged creature while fishing on a clear, cool,...
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