Friday, September 21, 2018

From her 79-mile section hike of the Appalachian Trail, Editor Susan Crowell uncovered hiking lessons that can easily be translated into farming (or life!) wisdom.

Carlton Jones, the mayor of Tulare County, California, is facing backlash following his anti-agriculture comments on social media.
chicks on barn floor

Every livestock farmer needs to do the right thing and exceed minimum environmental standards. The public is watching.
Capitol dome, Washington D.C., Farm and Dairy file photo

The 2018 farm bill will be enacted on behalf of food consumers, and not food producers. Editor Susan Crowell explores the implications.

Only the most optimistic think the 2018 farm bill will be done before the current farm bill expires Sept. 30. Editor Susan Crowell shares why.

Farmers are being used as a pawn in the global chess game between the U.S. and China, as the threat of tariffs on pork and soybeans loom.

Buying more dairy products can be my one, small part in making a difference, to boost demand, says Editor Susan Crowell.
Holstein dairy cows grazing

Today’s depressed dairy market has lots of layers and moving parts, and farmers are searching for answers to low milk prices.
Young farm couple

Farm and Dairy's "Young and Farming" series is one way we can support these young farmers, and share their joys and struggles, says Editor Susan Crowell.

Farmers could learn a thing or two from crooner Tony Bennett: Covet his ability to stay true to his values and passion, while being willing to change and explore new ways of doing things. Three keys to the Tony Bennett Factor:
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