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Yes, Virginia, farming is hard work (but it is so worth it!)

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Editor Susan Crowell is excited for all that lies ahead in agriculture. “I want to do it all over again.”

Treasured farm ripped from family

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Samuel Young was 40 years old in 1883 when he tackled the arduous task of building an enormous, Victorian-style home.

Mother of the moment

Thursday, April 23, 2015

I swear 15 years of selfless — and entirely decent — parenting and I will probably be remembered for the time our daughter went to her sporting event alone, was locked out of her own home and ended up sleeping on a table in a (semi) public place.

Feeding weaning pigs waste milk lowers feed costs, improves efficiency

Thursday, April 23, 2015

To determine the efficacy of waste milk as a supplement for nursery pigs, a study was conducted at the Penn State University swine farm using 214 purebred Yorkshire and crossbred pigs.

Ask FSA Andy about MPP-Dairy deadline

Thursday, April 23, 2015

The Farm Service Agency reminds producers who selected buy-up coverage under the Margin Protection Program for Dairy Producers, that outstanding premiums are due by June 1, 2015.

Skip the big stuff, make sure your boat name rocks

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In the never expanding world of trivial pursuit, naming a boat has become an art, if not just plain fun.

A look back at early manufacturers of crawler tractors

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Crawler tractors have quite the history.

What no one wants to talk about

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Spring is a good time to tap the season’s new energy and fresh hope to honestly discuss some of farming and food’s most pressing issues.

In the woods, predators serve their own karma

Thursday, April 23, 2015

In the outdoors, something is always out to get you.

Woodpeckers make interesting bird

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Woodpeckers drill, peck, and drum to establish territory and attract mates, extract insects, and create nesting cavities.

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