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Getting an expert’s take on the mysteries of mammal diversity

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Rather than just guess which species I had seen, I contacted Dr. Don Wilson, emeritus curator at the Smithsonian Institution.

Early U.S. tractor history: The story begins in Iowa in 1892

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A book titled Fordson, Farmall, and Poppin’ Johnny, written in 1987 by Robert C. Williams, tells the history of the tractor beginning with John Froelich’s 1892 contraption, generally credited with being the first gasoline engine powered traction engine, up through the 1980s.

Lessons from Malabar Farm still hold true

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Richland County holds inaugural farm technology conference at historic Malabar Farm.

Grain markets and the Monday morning upchuck blues

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Grain producers everywhere are saying, ‘Please, Lord, give me another rally; I will know what to do this time!’

Perfect preserves: 5 tips for jam and jelly

Friday, July 24, 2015

Making jams and jellies is a science to be mastered.

Mud and steaming around just don’t mix

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Well, the show season is rather well underway. Have you been to any of your favorites yet?

Beautiful, broken things

Thursday, July 23, 2015

We all love beautiful things, but there is the problem with them. They are all so fragile.

Well, when I was your age…

Thursday, July 23, 2015

While we’re talking the olden days, we might as well reminisce about all the ways we defied sure death.

Prices moderate on better weather: Future prices are taking wild ride due to crop conditions

Thursday, July 23, 2015

It is hard to be a poor-producing state in a good year.

Take a bird’s eye view of summer reading

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Whether on a beach, a cabin back porch, or even a hammock at home, nothing beats relaxing with an entertaining book on summer vacation.

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