Thursday, April 25, 2019
soybean field at sunset

That "stuff" in between the beginnings and endings is what defines your life.
ag census, census of agriculture,

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture shows there are more of the largest and smallest operations and fewer middle-sized farms. Editor Susan Crowell ponders the numbers.
Protestors holding climate change banners at a protest

In his column this week, Scott Shalaway addresses climate change as the greatest existential threat to the planet and civilization today.
sunset on a farm

Prepare to pass on your family farm. Take a 365-day pledge to share information with the next generation.
catfish tournament fishing

Anthony Murphy and Mike Snyder, of Holmes County, Ohio, claimed top place last week at a one-day King Kat tournament on TVA's sprawling Old Hickory Lake.
bobber in pond

Spring is a good time to stock or restock your pond. Learn how to introduce new fish and assess current populations to optimize your fishing experience.
church

The little country church of Judith Sutherland's childhood was modest in every way, but it was large in love and glory for all who gathered there.

Can you solve this week's mystery and name this antique tool? Hazard your guess in the comments!
Newcomen steam engine

Learn more about the Newcomen engines, called "Fire Engines," which were used to pump water from British mines.
Anna's hummingbird

Hummingbirds' tiny size, iridescent colors, acrobatic flying and eagerness to use nectar feeders make them one of America's favorite backyard birds.
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