Sunday, January 22, 2017

One aspect of country life that interests me most is that it is never the same day after day. There are always new footprints...

In a recent poll among U.S. citizens, 73 percent believe America is heading in the wrong direction. One friend quipped, "but hey, with the...

By JUDITH SUTHERLANDFarm and Dairy columnistI read with interest the academic study report just released that says growing up on a farm impacts immune...

A Pekingese isn't your typical farm dog, but they've been the favorite of columnist Judie Sutherland her whole [farm] life.

The year that I turned 6 was a big year. I started first grade. I started piano lessons -- against my will. And I...

One of my favorite photographs, displayed where I can see it often, is a candid shot of my dad with John McNaull. They stand talking and laughing amid the backdrop of antique tractors, a passion they shared.

There is no other relationship quite like those of teacher-student, and the shadow of some of those connections follow the student for a very long walk in to adulthood.

As we watch our world changing, environmental landscapes shaved away, plowed under and concrete poured over, all for the sake of development and sprawl, we displace so much that deserves preservation.

Cats of every color and every possible temperament have long been a part of just about any farm I have ever set foot on, and most can agree that they are good to have around if they are capable hunters.

In the past couple of weeks, I have had the good fortune to sit and chat with some good people about how farm life and the land itself molds us in to who we are.
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