Saturday, July 21, 2018

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:
facial recognition in dairy herd

Dairymen can use facial recognition technology to improve feed management, health, and ultimately milk production.

The Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity report is renewing a focus on rural America. But now the real work starts, says Editor Susan Crowell in this week's commentary.
New Year 2018

Let’s blast into 2018 with no regrets, no whining and no looking back at what was or what might have been. Editor Susan Crowell shares five tips to get you on track.

It's hard to lump family farms into one neat package. Family farms are small, large and everywhere in between, and their farm business structure can be simple or complicated. More from Editor Susan Crowell.
Christmas In Evergreen

When life becomes too hectic, too depressing, too whatever, there’s nothing like a good Hallmark Christmas movie.
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