Saturday, February 6, 2016
angus cattle feeding

Last year is now in the rear-view mirror, and most producers are not sorry to see it go.
wheat field

Some civil rights and fiscal things to ponder for the new year.
chestnut tree with blight

The chestnut was a near perfect tree. It grew straight, tall, wide and fast. The wood was lightweight, rot resistant and easy to work.
market chart graphic

I have long held our modest hope that we would see some rebound in prices after the holidays.
birthing goats collage

These birthing preparations for facilities, medical, nutrition and equipment/supplies are great for first-timers and are also a useful reminder for us seasoned farmers.
frost free water tank

A little planning and work in the fields now could save you time during the busy grazing season.
clock at midnight

If and when things get a little too tough to stand in the coming year, I plan to kneel.

It’s hard, messy work to make U.S. farm and food policy. But last minute, quick decision on farm policy is not the answer.
snow on fence

If you're heating your home or shop with fuel oil, remember to do so safely.

Judith shares fond memories of visiting the corner store with her sisters when they would travel to town for piano lessons with their aunt.
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