Moving from my home state of New Mexico to northern Indiana, I’ve learned to embrace the expectation of spring.
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One farm machinery restoration begets another. One tractor or truck is finished while a lifetime’s worth of additional projects wait in the wings.
A Farmer’s Firsthand Take of COVID-19
After settlers in the prairies and savannas of my depopulating state (Illinois) all but wiped out badgers in the last century, forcing them north to harass deserving Wisconsinarians, the little exc
Some decisions have a short tail, while others have long-term consequences. To be successful in making big decisions, craft a decision-making framework.
Scouting and soil sampling are critical activities any year, but this year could prove especially profitable.
“This changes everything.”
What A Day: Spilled the Beans
The rush to be the first farmer in the field this spring was dramatically delayed.
Planting is the first step in the quest to mazimize yields. As seeds hit the ground, they’re under attack from various predators.
Building trust in food begins with empowering farmers through one of the largest and most diverse conservation- and sustainability-focused public-private partnerships in our nation’s history: A
Don’t worry. You don’t need a will. When you die, the laws of your state will dictate who gets your assets.
The largest hornet on the planet, reaching just over 2” long and packing a painful, tissue-destroying sting capable of sending allergic victims to the hospital or morgue, has gained a foothold in t
Your research is complete. In one field you planted soybeans several weeks earlier than normal and managed them through the season. It paid off in higher yield.
Around 160 years ago a grand relay race across half of the continent began. On the evening of April 3, 1860, a large crowd gathered outside the stables on Penn Street in St.
Herbicide applicators have the weight of dicamba’s future weighing heavily on their shoulders this year. EPA’s conditional registration lasts through Dec.