Winter

Best cold-weather work boots for winter days on the farm

· November 13, 2020

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 […]

Farmers’ Almanac stops mild winter rumors with frosty forecast

· August 27, 2018

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 […]

NAWG: Wheat growers at mercy of Mother Nature & Farm Bill

· January 5, 2018

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, […]

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