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Ask FSA Andy about enrolling in ARC or PLC

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The new farm bill has been extended until April 7, so if you have questions, contact your local FSA office.

Purging the unused, but making new memories

Thursday, April 2, 2015

It’s funny how the things we loved can one day become the things we can no longer stand the sight of.

Free trade deals not about economics

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Given today’s global economy, poisonous politics and trans-national interests, however, many of Big Ag’s biggest trade backers don’t see as simple or divine.

The big day is finally here (get your USDA report game face on!)

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today is the day of the landmark USDA Planting Intentions Report. Everyone’s waiting for the noon hour release!

Dairy price swings should balance out

Saturday, March 28, 2015

As things stand for now, what we have in terms of price and dairy profitability should remain pretty much the same.

Homestead heroes: best fruits and vegetables for self-sufficiency

Friday, March 27, 2015

These homestead crops are nutritious, dependable, high-yielding and hearty.

Crappie are out there and ready to bite, just keep lookin’

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Get ready for Crappie season with this insider’s advice.

Step on the scale: Let’s weigh those lambs and kids

Thursday, March 26, 2015

It is the lambs and kids with the best genetics (genotype) that you want to keep for replacements to improve your flock and herd.

Pioneer corn shuckin’ was a jolly good time

Thursday, March 26, 2015

I found a book online titled: Canton: Its Pioneers and History. A Contribution To The History Of Fulton County, by Alonzo M. Swan, that was published in 1871.

As spring approaches, get to know the ducks

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Some basic pointers on identifying the ducks.

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