Saturday, December 5, 2020
sheep pasture

Farmers need to be nimble and willing to think of all of the angles when it comes to local processing woes, Rebecca Miller says.

I have a new name. I haven't heard it here at work (yet), but I hear it nonstop at home. One day, I turned on my cellular phone and there it was, staring at me for just a second before the system booted up: Freak.

Above: Note from a Farm and Dairy reader North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler was eating lunch with some staff members at a local restaurant...

Humane Society of the United States? Still don't trust 'em!

Those who would decry animal research of any kind are actually hurting future care, health, and treatment of the very animals they proclaim to protect.
agritourism no wifi connection

When it comes to limited rural broadband access, everyone has a story. That’s what we need to keep in mind with this discussion.
houdini

I spent most of my life saying, vehemently, I wasn’t a dog person. That has changed, and I have livestock guardian dogs to thank. One, in particular, actually. His name is Houdini, and he was the first livestock guardian dog I trained.

Why do bad things happen to good people? And what are the rest of us supposed to do now?

I dislike the calculating move by HSUS to target 4-H youth with its subtle anti-animal agriculture message.
inmate pouring feed

Selling Ohio's prison farms could generate a lot of money for other rehabilitation, but is that the best path?