Tuesday, May 31, 2016

An amazing thing happened last week while you were busy milking, feeding, repairing, resting or doing whatever other chores keep farmers busy in bleak...

Farmers often harbor insecurities when plopped in a room with bankers or small business owners or lawyers. Too often, farmers feel like they don't belong in that crowd, like their chosen profession is somehow less important or worthy than the others'. They couldn't be more wrong.

Does your state (county, borough, village, township, fill in the blank) like its farms?Does it realize the economic impact of agriculture? Is there a...

Now is the time for agriculture to communicate its advantages, as well as re-evaluate its traditions.

Top food trends of 2010: The last time I checked, farming had something to do with food, so I wanted to know what was tapped to be "hot" this year, and whether or not farmers could benefit.
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(Note: This column first appeared in Farm and Dairy 16 years ago. I offer it here again this year, because its message never dims....

When Thomas Paine wrote those famous words, he inspired Americans to continue their battle for independence from England. The late 1700s were certainly a...

We're often challenged to explain why agriculture deserves special treatment, and those are always good questions. But it's very simple: Farming is the only sector that is wholly irreplaceable.

It will be several years before farm incomes return to 2007 or 2008 levels.

Earlier this fall, Baltimore City Public Schools initiated its "Meatless Monday" menu that includes a cheese sandwich or cheese lasagna or a bowl of...
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