Saturday, November 28, 2015
girl and sunset over farmland

We had lots of ways to build character on those farms, the land so wide open we could explore a new section every day.
beef cuts

Remember that many consumers may not know how to cook or select good meat.
bird feeder

Put up a bird feeder this week, and you'll soon see a nice variety of birds, including chickadees, titmice, goldfinches and cardinals.
raindrops on puddles

Less than 1 percent of all the water on earth is water that we can actually use.
Autumn-olive invasive species

Invasive plant species are a bigger threat than people realize. Here's what you need to know.

A thorough inspection identifies system maintenance needs and allows time to fix problems before winter weather hits.
calf just born

Hey dairymen, the free eCalving app is available for touchscreen mobile devices.
grain bins

Visit a Farm Service Agency office and take a Market Assistance Loan out on your stored bushels in the bin.

It’s important to note that while other people may ask “were you raised in a BARN?” as a derogatory statement, our kids know the appropriate answer is “Yes!”
marble globe on parched ground

Nations shift ag subsidies from direct farmer payments to indirect farm income guarantees, and two-thirds of all nations with crop insurance programs now subsidize its purchase.