Saturday, December 5, 2020

"Baby Ben," a calf born on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, has become the unofficial mascot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans everywhere.
woman with books

There are different narratives going on right now with the national election, at the expense of the one of the most unique political processes in the world.
farmsteaders

Shaena Mallett, director, said they wanted to strike a balance. “… That’s something I wanted to be honest about with Farmsteaders — farming is beautiful and hard,” she said. “I wanted to share the perspective that hard isn’t bad, and in fact some of the most worthwhile endeavors we could possibly take on may also be the most difficult.” Agriculture seems to be the topic du jour these days — for politicians, entertainers and, well, everyone. That’s why Mallett’s storytelling struck me. It’s poignant without being pretentious.
lambs

It's been a rough decade for the journalism industry. Agriculture, too. Don't let the "sad farmer" stories distract you. Just like in journalism, farming has people who make it work.
Beth Hillmar benefit/Farm and Dairy

An all-day benefit Saturday, April 1, will raise funds to help well-known Pennsylvania auctioneer Beth Hillmar, who spent 61 days in the hospital this winter following complications from surgery.

I'm an attorney in San Bernardino, Calif.; a staff software engineer for IBM; an art professor at the University of Michigan; and the CEO...

There is a sense of complacency about food safety: Our food supply is safe; I've never gotten sick. But the recent spinach/E.

John Winchell is a rock star. Well, not a head-banging musician or Mick Jagger-like rock star, but a dairy rock star. And he's got...

Count me in as one of the many who think New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to limit the container size of sodas is totally asinine.

Stephen Covey had a great quote that is worthy of every bulletin board: “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.”