Saturday, July 23, 2016

Conservation districts are where the why and how of conservation come together. The mission of the Guernsey Soil and Water Conservation District is to promote the sustainable use of natural resources.

This is anniversary month. It will not be celebrated or even observed. Don't anyone dare to wish me happy anniversary! It was one year...

The column a few weeks ago brought several responses about the fun experiences folks have had while towing or being towed on tractors. Here are two (somewhat edited for space) that I enjoyed.

It will soon be two years ago that my husband was injured in a car accident when a woman ran a stop sign and turned his full-size truck completely around in the road, fracturing a vertebrae in his mid-back.

So the good news is I won't die today. Probably. I have been sick for three weeks. Nothing too serious, just a run of...

Are we forgetting to express our appreciation to each other in this new day of self service and automation?

A proposal has been made to make revisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act as it relates to the employment of minors on farms....

The future of food production will include a "mosaic of different farming systems," as one agronomist recently put it. But the systems still have to be sustainable -- and that means economically sustainable, too.

December corn futures have now dropped exactly $2 from the 7.77 Aug. 30 high. The good news is that we may have finally put a bottom in.

Each day we wander the Vermont woods for an hour or two. I love the leave-taking, the sound of the goats' bells. Herding is...
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