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Triple threat

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The good(ish) news is that GirlWonder is learning to drive! This is probably just a defense mechanism since we keep leaving her places.

Looking for summer books? Shalaway offers outdoor reading choices

Thursday, May 21, 2015

If the book buying bug bites you as summer approaches, here are some timely titles suitable for this time of year.

Fishing records continue to be set

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Fishing records only hold for so long, before a new record is set.

Beef: You can’t control the cook, but you can decide the quality

Thursday, May 21, 2015

You can make sure the beef buyers have a ready supply of consistent, high-quality, tasty and tender product to choose from. Several years’ worth of decisions on your farm or ranch all culminate in that moment.

Of early tractor companies, few survived

Thursday, May 21, 2015

During the years of World War I and after, at least until the severe agricultural depression of 1921, tractor manufacturers and wannabes, as well as not a few charlatans who only hoped to sell stock in non-existent tractor companies, were thick on the ground, especially in the Midwest.

Your rations are about to change, so be prepared with good analysis

Thursday, May 21, 2015

With new forages being harvested, rations are about to change.

Ancestors played influential role in farm family’s history

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Finding ancestors helped provide family with peace.

Start planning now for cover crops

Thursday, May 21, 2015

There are generally two ways to seed covers — in the soil and on top of the soil.

Graziers, your livestock are telling you how to increase pasture intake

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Chew on this: Animals, regardless of species, will adjust their bite size to harvest about 50% of the existing pasture height in front of them.

Weather dominates farming, crop futures

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It is that time of the year: Weather dominates every farmer conversation and weather prospects control the thinking of every market trader.


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