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Your Canadian fishing vacation by the numbers

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Yes, a trip to Canada trip cost money, gasoline is more expensive than here, and yada, yada, yada. But really, a gallon is bigger there and a mile is a kilo — or is it?

The future of food and farming will look a lot like our past

Thursday, February 26, 2015

To look ahead, we also need to look behind, at where we’ve been.

Winter: Lost in a whiteout in the backyard

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Hunters, hikers, birders, travelers, snowmobilers and skiers should beware sudden changes in winter weather.

Conservation compliance programs are important part of farm bill

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Conservation compliance is a big part of new farm bill.

From throwing bales, to pulling a calf

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Acting fast saved the calf, and impressed the veterinarian.

In defense of running amok

Thursday, February 26, 2015

I had a very happy childhood. This means my hope of ever writing a really great “tell all” book is probably not going to happen.

Blue lap dogs and complaints about Congress

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Some news from 1846 could be ripped from today’s headlines; some makes for glimpse at past.

And cheese comes from cows? Peanuts from a peanut facility? Crazy

Thursday, February 26, 2015

A few days ago, I was flying home from Washington D.C., having spent two days in a long meeting of questionable productivity.

Lackluster grain markets trade weak news

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The next real grain market news does not come until the March 31 USDA Planting Intentions Report. Currently we think that the acres will be several million below the planting of last year. Now comes the guessing.

DIY seed starting projects

Friday, February 20, 2015

Seed starting containers and homemade potting medium can be made with just a few supplies.

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