Many in Washington are focused on the Farm Bill and the North American Free Trade Agreement these days. You might be surprised by which one a local university economist thinks ... Read here
When it comes to growing cover crops, some common advice from the more than 100 farmers enrolled in the Soil Health Partnership is "start small." The SHP is encouraging farmers ... Read here
I watched the new movie Food Evolution last week. If you still have questions about the science of genetically modified food, I recommend it. It exposes the myths and explains ... Read here
Antioxidants could help to extend value, quality Can a simple antioxidant bring more sizzle to America's love affair with bacon? Kansas State University researchers think so, and they're setting off ... Read here
How far would you travel to socialize with other beginning farmers? On a sultry July Saturday evening, 37 beginning farmers gathered at a summer social hosted by Jack Davis in ... Read here
Taking action to encourage and inspire American youth, and build a strong foundation for the agriculture industry of tomorrow U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that the U.S. ... Read here
Check out this week's feature auction! Estate Farm Machinery Auction in Sumner, IA! Click HERE to get the details! DON'T FORGET!! You can also place a FREE classified ad under ... Read here
Ken Groninga began his winemaking career 17 years ago with Eagle City Winery being the third winery to open in the state of Iowa. This past week as Groninga was ... 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.