- Cover Crop Reflections
The concept of planting cover crops to build soil is nothing new, but the idea is gaining new followers in the field every day.
- Out on a Limb: Tips for Proper Tree Pruning
Proper pruning can add years of life and health to farmstead trees, but improper technique can have the opposite impact.
- Opportunities Raising Pigs
PED virus and other challenges face modern pork producers, but opportunities are on the horizon.
- Truman Prepared for the Presidency by Working the Family Farm
We recall that many Presidents, including Harry Truman, prepared for the Oval Office by tilling the soil on the farm.
- Do We Get Style Points in How We Present the Farm Message?
Sometimes people don't listen to your message because of how it is presented.
- Propane Shortage Worries Farm Users
With over 865,000 farms relying on propane, shortages cause concern.
- Which Farm Gadgets Will Be "Pick-worthy" in the Future?
Antique farm machinery and old-time gadgets are hot stuff, but which modern farm items will be valued decades from now?
- Weather Outlook for the Upcoming Growing Season
State climatologist gives his opinion on what the weather could be like this summer.
- Baby, It's Cold Outside for Livestock
Cold and snow make things tough on man and beast, and that's why more and more farmers are opting to move feeding indoors.
- Curt's Crystal Clear Ag Predictions for 2014
Forget Nostradamus. Here are my predictions for the farm in the coming New Year.