Thursday, August 25, 2016
seeds

After the hectic holiday has passed, gardeners will begin sorting through their big piles of seed catalogs to choose spring seed.
rolling pin in flour

Making cookies, cakes and pies isn’t so stressful when you have some tricks up your sleeve.

Program trains students for two-year degrees in marketable fields.
California drought

IRVINE, Calif. — It will take about 11 trillion gallons of water (42 cubic kilometers) — around 1.5 times the maximum volume of the...
Oregon map

Highly pathogenic (HPAI) H5N8 avian influenza has been confirmed in guinea fowl and chickens from a small backyard poultry flock in Winston, Oregon.

10 things beginning farmers should know. (Hint: It takes years for some to master good management practices.)

Legislation allowing businesses to write off up to $500,000 of an equipment purchase made in 2014 was signed by President Barack Obama Dec. 19, and farm equipment dealers geared up for a flurry of year-end business.
manure spreading

A dedicated team of Ukrainian dairy farmers worked ‘round the clock to set the new record, spreading 4,217 metric tons of manure across 548 acres in 24 hours.
Week in Review 12/20

The top stories from the week Dec. 14 to Dec. 20, 2014.
Christmas tree

When Christmas is over and your tree begins to drop its needles, don’t put it out for the garbage.
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