Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Judith Sutherland

Judith Sutherland

As we close out the year, it is interesting to look back on what life was like 100 years ago. In the year 1904, according to an interesting fact sheet, the average life expectancy in the United States was 47 years.
camera

Judith Sutherland shares the story behind "You been farming long?" — the most highly recognized poster of all time.
raccoon

Judith Sutherland reflects on the magnetic pull the woods have on the Sutherland boys during raccoon season.
Yorkie

Judith Sutherland remembers her dog, Chantico, following her passing. The tiny Yorkie brought love, spunk and a peculiar personality to the Sutherlands.
dominoes

Judith Sutherland learned how to be a diplomatic winner and a good loser playing games in the farm house of her youth.
dairy cows in freestall barn

Life on dairy farms in the 1970s proved to be a very good time indeed.

“I was haulin’ hay, I was feedin’ the hogs and that summer sun had me sweatin’ like a dog. So I cooled off in...

Childhood television shows and values have all changed — significantly.
Ohio farmland

Renting one farm while buying another, Judith Sutherland's young parents knew that land was a precious commodity. It was worth long days and elbow grease.
veterinarian

Dr. Pol tells the real-life story of being a farm veterinarian.