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So. Much. Stuff

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

I tend to jump on bandwagons — right about the time everyone else has jumped off, and the bandwagon’s been put up on jacks. This is why I am just now coming around to the life-changing magic of tidying up.

First hunting seasons are just days away

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

The first of the hunting seasons kick off Sept. 1. Get ready to bag Canada geese, rails, moorhens, teals, timberdoodles and doves — but beware the snipe.

The daunting market prevails

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Our crops have improved, but from poor to fair.

The self-sufficient gardener: How to save seed

Friday, August 14, 2015

Let’s not get so excited about harvesting vege crops that we forget to save seed for next season!

It’s getting hot in here: Paying attention to temperatures on dairy

Thursday, August 13, 2015

In some cases, we are collecting more information electronically on dairy farms than we know how to effectively use.

Sustainable is what the name says

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Can phrases like “global beef value chain” and “multi-stakeholder engagement and collaboration” even be used to define sustainable?

So, let’s talk about dating

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Now, as near as I can tell, “talking to” has replaced “dating.”

Life ends, for a new beginning

Thursday, August 13, 2015

We are here for such a short time, a speck in the universe, and our daily concerns will fade so fast.

Deere & Company weathered Great Depression

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Not too many of we oldtimers are still around who can say that we lived through the Great Depression of the early 1930s. Young life In my own case, it’s not really quite true either, as I showed up on my parent’s doorstep in 1933 and I don’t recall the extremely bad times. The sudden […]

Ensuring the future of farming

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Whether or not you have children or grandchildren, make an effort to spark an agricultural interest in someone.

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