Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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

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.

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.

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.

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

The USDA might be the entity that calculates component prices, but you are the one who determines how much of each component your cows are producing.

It's been said a million times that the best and most lasting thing a parent can give his or her child is time, and time spent watching a bobber is about as good as it gets.

September brings two significant deadlines for major FSA programs: ARC/PLC and Margin Protection Program.

Another look at the immigration issue, and what the loss of immigrants would mean.