One of the many benefits of being a writer is that my commute is short. (I gained 7 pounds the year I got a laptop and no longer had to walk all the way to the third floor to write).
One person I have long admired is someone I never had the chance to meet.
As fall approaches, the signs of the season are becoming more clear.
There has been much discussion over the past several years about whether livestock should be completely excluded from grazing along stream banks, partially excluded, or whether it makes a difference in the water quality.
There is good news and bad news coming out of South Dakota, the nation’s honey hole for pheasant hunting.
The most common misconception about fall vegetable production is that you need a hoop or green house to do it.
With an increasing growing number of females choosing to carry a handgun for personal and family safety it was only a matter of time until someone recognized the need for specially designed women’s clothing to comfortably conceal and a weapon.
Columnist says farmers need to stop sugarcoating what they do.
Lots to announce at harvest season.
This has been the summer of worrying about maturing crops, of enjoying the rains that were filling the soybeans and struggling to bale hay without getting it rained on three times.
I have written a couple other recent articles on the steam engine companies of England and since I am a dedicated Anglopile, that is not too unusual.
“Whenever I have worked on farms, I have found my thoughts drifting back to the early agricultural parables, perhaps because the very nature of manual work leaves one’s mind open to unhampered thinking, and perhaps because many farm chores today are remarkably unremoved from farm chores thousands of years old — shoveling out irrigation canals […]
Passenger pigeons are an example why we should never underestimate extinction.
’Tis the season when most public schools begin a new academic year.
A breakdown of why the leaves change this time of year.
As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.
The Farm Service Agency is in the process of implementing new programs that were passed in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or better known as the 2014 Farm Bill.
Fifty years ago, on Sept. 3, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act of 1964.
Consumer concerns over GMOs are not going away.
Folks often ask how I think of stuff to write about, and while I sometimes really have to scratch to come up with a subject, especially when a deadline is breathing down my neck, things I see in my travels often trigger a memory that leads to an idea for a story.