Rural America

Blogs about the issues we see in the countryside.

Chick rescue (6/22/2016)
Strategize for succession planning (5/17/2016)
These are a few of my "Favorite Things" (5/3/2016)
Celebrate and say thanks (4/25/2016)
Allergies add extra challenges (4/14/2016)
Reframing . . . dairy farmer style (4/12/16)
Finding my way as a young woman in our industry (3/24/2016)
Dairy's new leaders (3/1/2016)
The stories of our lives (2/16/2016)
Cheese is falling from the sky (1/4/2016)
The average herd size is three cows (12/10/2015)
Rural employment sees turnaround (12/8/2015)
Pouring water down the drain (11/17/2015)
The labor pool is dwindling (8/20/2015)
Location, location, location (5/29/15)
Milk's nutrition remains unmatched (12/1/2014)
A gift for a farmer (11/5/2014)
Fall harvest brings safety reminders (10/20/2014)
Dairy communities unite to help their own (9/3/2014)
"Who do you think you are?" tapes at Oregon dairy (8/20/2014)
A tracked number grows (8/11/2014)
Control flies this summer (7/28/2014)
Get out and get about (7/25/2014)
Watch "Milkhouse Mama" evict birds (7/21/2014)
Are you your farm's problem? (7/14/2014)
Hoard's editorial team hit the pavement for a 340-mile photography road trip 6/16/2014
How will you participate in June Dairy Month? (6/2/2014)
Farming with Family Ain't Always Easy (5/19/2014)
What makes Wisconsin cheese so special? (5/5/2014)
Dairy banquets not just for princesses (4/23/2014)
Hoard's Dairyman classifieds, the original (4/7/2014)
Food security is a global issue (4/02/2014)
Spring reminds us to think runoff control (3/24/2014)
Dairy conferences provide limitless returns (3/10/2014)
Know your tax options, but keep it simple (1/27/2014)
Learn from 2013 so your dairy will prosper in 2014 (1/13/2014)
One Small Farm: Photos tell a family story anyone can relate to (12/26/2013)
Employee reviews have merit (12/9/2013)
What is your dairy's purpose? (11/25/2013)
Aging farm population doesn't warrant concern (11/19/2013)
Recognize leaders to honor and inspire (11/06/2013)
Support shown for temporary extension of MILC program (10/31/2013)
Animals and humans can coexist (10/28/2013)
Educate yourself on feed versus food (10/14/2013)
California prohibits "use it or lose it" vacation policy(3/29/2013)
The climate may be changing without you (2/19/2013)
Let's grow our market share (2/12/2013)
"God made a farmer," but did he make an advocate? (2/5/2013)
Let's cut the slack in volunteering (1/28/2013)
Odds of living to 100 are rising fast (1/11/2013)
Will block cheese hit $2.20 again? (11/29/2012)
Fence is priority one for border ranchers (8/08/2012)
The rose petal proposal (6/12/2012)
Farm tour creates ripples in Wisconsin county (5/03/2012)
America Revealed skims the food production surface (4/19/2012)
Corn versus ethanol: continuing the debate (2/09/2012)
The connection between agriculture and defense (2/03/2012)
Land price bubble, or sound economics? (12/01/2011)
Helping the Farm Team (11/10/2011)
Raw milk knowledge spreading to other countries (11/02/2011)
Stop U.S. Labor Department from laying off our kids 10/24/2011
September 11 and dairy farming (9/12/2011)
What are your dairy challenges? (9/11/2011)
Providing relief in food deserts (7/16/2011)
The State of Rural Veterinary Medicine (7/02/2011)
Internet options for dairy farms (6/08/2011)
Support for Rural and Small-Town Schools (5/28/2011)

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