Monday, February 8, 2016
threshing machine

Years ago, I bought a big stack of American Thresherman magazines from 1924 through 1932. The paper was started by Bascom B. Clarke in 1898, to cater to the many professional thresherman in the country.
tick up close

This past summer and well into the fall, with all the factors right for an enormous proliferation of ticks, has found us sharing knowledge gleaned over many years whether we wanted it or not.
goats chicken and tomato collage

Farmers make New Year’s resolutions with the best of intentions, but sometimes ‘just getting through the day’ takes priority.
harvesting

Price direction is still uncertain, but wherever it's headed does not look favorable.

Loss associated with feeding hay to livestock may be much more than just storage loss if precautions are not taken to reduce waste during the feeding operation.
Christmas tree

More than 40 Christmas Nights later, I have not forgotten two calves named Mary and Joseph and Howard’s priceless gift of simple giving.
candles and pine

I sincerely hope that we all keep foremost in our minds and hearts what Christmas is all about, the opportunity to celebrate the birth of Christ.
Christmas tree

Your old Christmas tree can make great fish and wildlife habitat.
Dorset sheep

Just when they thought Doris would be packing her bags, she brings a gift of a fine Christmas ewe lamb to Sutherland's farm. Doris the Dorset has done it again.

The Christmas traditions have changed throughout the years but the magic is still there. Christmas magic is a little different once the children have grown.
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