Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Columnist says farmers need to stop sugarcoating what they do.

Lots to announce at harvest season.

This has been the summer of worrying about maturing crops, of enjoying the rains that were filling the soybeans and struggling to bale hay without getting it rained on three times.

I have written a couple other recent articles on the steam engine companies of England and since I am a dedicated Anglopile, that is not too unusual.

"Whenever I have worked on farms, I have found my thoughts drifting back to the early agricultural parables, perhaps because the very nature of...

Passenger pigeons are an example why we should never underestimate extinction.

’Tis the season when most public schools begin a new academic year.
autumn leaves

A breakdown of why the leaves change this time of year.
Red clover

As a bountiful harvest empties our fields and gardens, and fills our wheelbarrows and pickup beds with fresh fruits and veggies, growers wonder what to do with the newly vacant space.

The Farm Service Agency is in the process of implementing new programs that were passed in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or better known as the 2014 Farm Bill.
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