Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Ever wonder where that walleye or channel cat came from? Was it born in a hatchery in Ohio or another state?

On the big southern Illinois dairy farm of my youth, a rainy June day was a treat almost as great as homemade ice cream.

I often get questions about what the name of a particular plant is. Sometimes I know it right off the top of my head,...

An activist wants to use drones to take aerial photographs of “factory farms,” or as he puts it, “to expose what some corporations want to keep hidden.”

Prices continue to slip lower on the Chicago Board of Trade as the traders get the impression that the weather is perfect and that...

By MIKE TONTIMONIA Father’s Day in this house is usually minus Dad due to an annual Canadian fishing trip that always seems to happen over...

Though large and common, beavers are seldom seen unless you know where to look. The best time to see beavers is at dusk on...

I am at that crux of life where my children need me to be ever more vigilant. It is my contention that teens require almost as much if not more hands-on parenting as toddlers.

Cover crops are an old topic, but the benefits are worth repeating.

Farming in the early 1950s, my father pushed to the verge of working himself to collapse. Holding down a full-time job as a tractor...
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