March 23 2017
It took my pal just one minute to call this past weekend to see if I could leave the farm to go horseback riding with him and his daughter
March 21 2017
As dairy farmers with herds entrusted to our care, I think we all felt the same sense of dread at the news of the wildfires
March 16 2017
While working on homework late one night, my roommate crept into my room to inform me about the wildfires, which were sweeping the Plains only a few hours from our home
March 14 2017
When I was a kid, I loved report cards. For me, it was important to measure how I was doing in my classes.Now that I’m a dairy farmer, metrics are just as important
March 10 2017
Among farm families, it is more and more common to hear of households that also pursue off farm ventures. A report from USDA’s Economic Research Service shows that there is good reason for that
March 7 2017
I am proud to be a third-generation dairy farmer and the fourth generation on my family’s farm. There’s a definite sense of success that comes with knowing I carry on a tradition
Feb. 24 2017
“Who gets the farm?” asked the daughter. “We are too young to die. You kids will be taken care of and Jimmy gets the farm,” retorted the dad as he quickly changed the subject
Jan. 26 2017
I was eating breakfast when the newscast I was watching announced our former Georgia governor would be named U.S. Secretary of Agriculture later that day
Jan. 25 2017
Our health is one of our most precious commodities, and it should never be taken for granted. Unfortunately, as people age, the body starts to wear out