Every one of us can remember a particularly intense cold snap that made our daily chores that much harder — especially with livestock involved. And while we always bundle up with coveralls, jackets, and hats, you can only layer on so much on your feet before they don’t fit in your boots anymore. Yes, you […]
When you notice these moments, take a minute to pause and enjoy them.
OK, you’ve made the snowmen, had the snowball fight, and baked the cookies. Winter on the farm isn’t exactly boring, but you have more downtime than in the warmer months. So, what do you do with it? If you’re anything like the agriculturalists I know, you can’t keep still for more than a minute, which […]
Oftentimes, the opportunity to add both diversity and living roots feeding your agricultural soil occurs after cash crops are in the bin.
Good summer and winter pasture management is a key ingredient to any successful equine operation.
The 2019 Farmers’ Almanac has released their winter outlook and is including adjectives such as “teeth-chattering,” “biting,” and “stinging” cold to describe it, and not only in northern areas. “Contrary to some stories floating around on the internet, our time-tested, long-range formula is pointing towards a very long, cold, and snow-filled winter,” reports Editor and […]
Recent extreme winter conditions in major wheat-producing states re-affirm the need for a 2018 Farm Bill and strong federal crop insurance program. According to Radiant Solutions, a data collection and analysis company based in Herndon, Virginia, “solid snow cover in the northern Plains and Midwest gave wheat fields enough protection from the bitter cold conditions, […]