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Preserve the harvest: Food dehydration

Friday, July 3, 2015

Food dehydration is often overlooked as a method of food preservation, but it’s a super space saver and and keeps foods safe from spoilage and pests.

Marks of time

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Things change. Plans. People. Paint. We have left our marks in other ways.

Daimler history includes a famous Steinway

Thursday, July 2, 2015

What do famous musicians Daniel Barenboim, Harry Connick, Jr., Billy Joel, Benjamin Britten, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Vladimir Horowitz, have in common with Gottlieb Daimler, German inventor of one of the first motor cars?

Rotate your crops; it increases yields and lowers cost per acre

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Having no rotation on your crops will absolutely exhaust your soils and limits its natural abilities to help your crops grow.

Amid severe rain, keep planting dates in mind

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Amid rainy period, a reminder of acreage reporting dates.

First comes dairy month, then ice cream

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lots of opportunity to celebrate dairy and dairy products.

Annual summer cabin getaway made memories

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Summer cabin in Canada was the place to be.

Good record keeping helps sheep producers make quality choices

Thursday, July 2, 2015

In order to have a good handle on some of your production practices, you need to review your records on a regular basis.

Why does Monsanto want Syngenta?

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Today, Monsanto remains the world leader in GMO crop technology with almost $11 billion in sales in 2014.

Longing for those simpler times

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Neighbors looked out for one another, and the kids were respectful of any adult who scolded them.

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