“When we were kids on the farm, long before the days of rural electrification, we owned a battery-powered Philco radio.
(Authors note: Names and locations have been changed to protect the not-so-innocent and any resemblance to anyone living or annoying is purely coincidental.
Officially, the 2004 presidential election kicked off Labor Day. Unofficially, the Bush re-election effort at the U.
Frosty condensation blanketed the backyard grass. The early morning chill coming through the glass of the kitchen window made my arms tingle.
“The U.S. Congress, which never ceases to be amazing, recently voted to give the Pentagon $11 billion more than it had asked for.
There has been a lot of talk lately about how any number of things are making Americans look bad.
Reality TV, bare midriffs in church, our lack of respect for other cultures, and the presidential election just to name a few.
In what many are calling a power grab, Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman used authority given the USDA in the 2002 Farm Bill to propose new guidelines that alter the composition and shorten the terms of locally-elected county Farm Service Agency (FSA) committees.
U.S. Sen. Larry Craig, R-Idaho, backed away from offering a controversial ag amendment to the appropriations bill last week, but he hasn’t given up the fight.
I have had numerous dairy graziers tell me their cows did not milk well this summer. “Why didn’t my cows milk as well this summer, and how could I have supplemented them?” The answers are not simple, but I have some suggestions.
It was another successful Canfield Fair. Mom translation: the kids had a good time, none of them got sick, all the work got done, good weather, no disasters and a chance to visit with a bunch of nice people.