The Friests have exhibited some type of animal at the Hardin County Fair in Iowa since 1976. And the third generation, Brant and Michaela, are carrying on the 4-H legacy ... Read here
According to a University of Illinois agricultural economist, recent volatility in corn prices indicates concern about the 2017 U.S. corn crop. Temperature and precipitation during July are critical to developing ... Read here
Progress needs to be made before the United States will lift its ban on imports of fresh meat from Brazil, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said. Earlier this week, ... Read here
Protecting their property and possessions is at the forefront of any homeowner's mind. Maintaining security when living on an acreage adds an additional challenge to that task. Safety on an ... Read here
A beam of sunlight streams into your living room, illuminating a Milky Way of dust particles hanging in the air. Although the air looks thick, those visible dust particles are ... Read here
Family farms remain an essential feature of agriculture in the United States. Family farms make up 99 percent of America's 2.1 million farms and 89 percent of agricultural production. Most ... Read here
Carrie Kube and her family are not just active in 4-H and the Hardin County Fair, they are third generation Hardin County Fair participants. Carrie's parents - Ken and Sandi ... Read here
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2017 - Today, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for ... Read here
Heath Stolee has heard everything. He even named his business based on the good-natured ribbing he's received: The Nutty Farmer. But, when he explains things to people, switching from traditional ... Read here
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Rhubarb is in season! Whether you're looking to use up some of the rhubarb from your home garden or you just bought some fresh from your local store, here's a delicious recipe to try that's sure to turn into a summer favorite!
School is out for the summer, but that doesn't mean learning has to stop. The farm is a good place to continue that education--because agriculture teaches about life. The fields and pastures provide room to grow, and kids can learn lessons that can't always be taught in a classroom.