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We knew this was coming, right?

Thursday, September 17, 2015

All of agriculture is a cycle, reminds Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week. And we knew the current economic downturn was coming, right?

It’s time for dairymen to get serious about tracking dollars

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Milk producers are facing tight margins with today’s low milk prices. Feed costs are certainly in the crosshairs, but all of the dollars are not disappearing into the feed mixer.

Farm tales from today or yesterday still resonate

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Uncle Honey never set out to break the throttle off our Oliver 77; it just “you know, broke.” Tales from the farm, yesterday and today.

Support for county fairs continues to amaze

Thursday, September 17, 2015

For soil and water conservation districts, the county fair is an opportunity to deal with folks on a one-to-one basis in a very relaxed atmosphere. (And, boy! Do we get questions!)

Proud to continue these dogs’ legacy

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Columnist Judie Sutherland shares a special bond with English Shepherd dogs. And for good reason.

Mourning doves are truly renewable

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Out with the old: By the time young mourning doves have left the nest, the parents have already begun another family. Females often lay eggs in a new nest before the previous brood has left its nest tree.

When all words seem inadequate

Thursday, September 17, 2015

I am rarely at a loss for words. In fact I tend to think — and write — in 800 word increments. But there are times when there simply are no words.

Curmudgeon alert: Do I need all this stuff?

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Scouting for the coming deer season used to be an activity in itself, but trail cameras have changed that activity to simply checking a memory card full of digital images.

All eyes are on your farm, so why not open the gate?

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Not everyone is eager to put their farms or ranches — their lives — on display. But consumers can’t tell how much you care about all the responsibilities entrusted to you unless they meet you.

Homegrown apples: How to plant apple trees this fall

Friday, September 11, 2015

Apples are the perfect backyard fruit, and fall is a great time to plant apple trees in USDA Hardiness zones 5-10.


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