The Face of a New Farm Bill Updated

🕔08:53, 27.Feb 2018

I recently received the NFU E-Newsletter and wanted to share what the National Farmers Union says about our nation’s Farm Bill: The Farm Bill is the most important and comprehensive piece of food and farm legislation in the United States.  It’s critical not just

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Corn and Soybean Farmers Must Act Now

🕔08:50, 27.Feb 2018

  Steve Johnson, farm and ag business management specialist with Iowa State University recently tried to get attendees at an annual ag outlook meeting to create grain marketing plans.  Only about half actually have any sort of plan and Johnson

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Fire-Fighting Farmers

🕔09:31, 21.Feb 2018

The first firefighters were privately owned slaves that were organized into a group that fought common fire problems in Rome (4 AD).  Their duties also included catching petty crime thieves, capturing runaway slaves and acting in supportive roles during riots and

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A Valentine’s Day Story

🕔09:31, 21.Feb 2018

Because this holiday is still fresh in our minds, I’m going to tell a Valentine’s Day story that, although completely imaginary, may ring true for a lot of you.  I’ve also added a twist, so read on: Ah yes, February 14th.  You’ve been making

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A Positive Path for Rural America

🕔16:14, 5.Feb 2018

Anne Hazlett, the USDA’s Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development, recently spoke of a signed executive order that created an Agricultural and Rural Prosperity task force.  More than 21 different federal agencies with resources to help rural communities gathered

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DIY Winter Shop Projects

🕔16:13, 5.Feb 2018

If you’ve done all your usual maintenance and repairs on your equipment and still have some spare time before spring gets here, Successful Farming has four of the best apparatuses built by farmers.  Space, efficiency and convenience dictated these designs,

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