- Going to the Birds a Sign of Farm Landscape Diversity
Researchers say that a healthy population of songbirds on your farm is an indicator of ecological diversity and healthy ecosystems.
- Farmers Say that Conservation is Cool
Anti-ag forces say that farmers are wasteful and greedy, but in reality, farmers today see conservation as trendy.
- Women in Agriculture Hold the Future of Many Farms
About half of the farmland in the U.S. is owned or co-owned by women.
- Are Rural Communities Ready for More Young Farmers?
Is your community ready to accomodate the next generation of farmers, their young families and support businesses related to agriculture?
- Young Producers are Key to Building Livestock Production
New producers poised to breathe new life into livestock production.
- Test Farm Production Questions Yourself
If you have a question about a farm product or practice, why not conduct your own on-farm testing and comparison trials?
- 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.