Thursday, July 28, 2016
U.S. Capitol

Trump’s anti-trade tirades and Pence’s flip-flops on key farm and ranch issues such as the Farm Bill and renewable fuels could be bad for agriculture.
Corn growing in the field. California

The Farm Bill of 2014, which wasn't passed until 2015 (I know, go figure), changed a lot about our disaster programs.
rural farm scene

Family farming, with its challenges and bounties, cycles through the seasons, each one demanding a whole lot of sweat equity.
Westinghouse portable steam engine

The top five of 10 most significant new developments in agricultural machinery during the 19th century and the first half of the 20th, according to columnist Sam Moore.
livestock protection animals

Dogs, donkeys and llamas make good livestock guardians. Read training and care tips, plus benefits, for these three livestock protection animals.

Can you help us solve McChesney's mystery tool? We would love for you to Hazard a Guess at this week's metal tool.
paddle boat at lake

I like to think we know how to do summer. We like to have a good time.
blue gill

Midsummer fishing can be confusing, especially this summer which like last winter, is anything but normal.
laptop

Recently, my pastor, a former U.S. Army chaplain, noted that the only thing with a higher rank than a chaplain on any Army helicopter...
poison hemlock

As summer progresses, the preferred forages for grazing dry up and become less available and animals are forced to consume plants they might otherwise not eat. These are some plants of concern for grazing livestock during these dry conditions in Ohio.
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