The grain market is just “mostly dead.” We still have the race to find out what the average crop is. If we have over-estimated the size, prices will stabilize. If the huge crop is really rolling in, the worst is still ahead of us.
Black walnuts are the most prolific native nut tree in Farm and Dairy’s circulation area. Unfortunately, most of their delicious free nutmeat drops to waste because people don’t know how to harvest, process and store black walnuts.
It isn’t hard to sink a fishing craft or recreational boat. In fact, sometimes it takes no effort at all.
Grandma Helen knew the importance of nutrition and good education.
Water quality is a big deal, and you need to stay up to date on the developments.
“It made me mad!” That’s what a Montana rancher told me when talking about the first carcass data he ever got back. “I got tired of trying to sell them. I wasn’t willing to accept generic price when I thought I had something better,” he said. “I soon learned.” Those first calves graded 20 percent […]
A reminder to improve next year’s pasture … right now.
Some promising sings for monarchs.
If it’s late summer it’s time to talk about pricing a corn crop standing in the field for corn silage.
For the last month traders, processors, and farmers have been frozen by our limbo market, wondering how low we can go.
The stark differences between what EPA proposed and what farm and ranch groups believe the proposals mean.
Mark your calendars for milk margin protection sign-up.
For the last month traders, processors, and farmers have been frozen by our limbo market, wondering how low we can go. We have focused on the daily trading, watching prices slip lower most days, wondering when the slide would stop. Every once in a while we get a blip up that gives us hope. This […]
Coyote are active in fall, when grown pups break away from the family unit to hunt and stake out their own territory.
Editor Susan Crowell urges readers to see education as a public good. “Our future depends on how well we educate all of our children. As one education researcher put it, you ‘can run from public education, but you can’t hide from its consequences.’”
On February 23, 1929, Charles City, Iowa, residents read startling news in the Charles City Daily Press: There was to be a $50 million merger between the Hart-Parr Company, one of the city’s major firms, the Oliver Plow Works and Nichols & Shepard Company.
This Sept. 11, remember the things that really matter.
Last winter many readers wrote to ask how wildlife could survive the frigid polar vortices.
Milk prices are good now, but get ready for a change.