Thursday, July 18, 2019
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I spent most of my life saying, vehemently, I wasn’t a dog person. That has changed, and I have livestock guardian dogs to thank. One, in particular, actually. His name is Houdini, and he was the first livestock guardian dog I trained.

Successful farming is not about equipment, or acres or herd size. It's about management. Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell urges farmers get better at what they control: their own management skills.

The activist group behind the Lake Erie Bill of Rights is after more than just cleaner water. Editor Susan Crowell urges you to pay attention to what's going on in Toledo that could target personal property rights.

Editor Susan Crowell issues a stern warning to farmers in this week's commentary: If you farm, you need to pay attention to how you manage your farm to minimize its impact on the environment. Period.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2017 Census of Agriculture shows there are more of the largest and smallest operations and fewer middle-sized farms. Editor Susan Crowell ponders the numbers.

Just when you think farm life is going smoothly, those Flying Monkeys will come out of nowhere. Editor Susan Crowell shares farm insight from The Wizard of Oz.

Every day, a routine farm task — one someone has possibly done “a thousand times” — turns into a farm accident because we just don’t think the unthinkable will ever happen to us.

Editor Susan Crowell suggests everyone plays a major role in rejecting fake news.

Many have questioned why newspapers continue to run his columns. Alan Guebert weighs in on the subject.

At a time when support seems to be high for farmers, that support simply doesn't translate into higher prices for farmers, writes Editor Susan Crowell. We can feed the world, but we just can't make ends meet down on the farm.
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