Aug. 11, 2020
Rush Creek Ranch has the art of raising 7,000 stocker cattle down to a science - a 5-acre science. On their 2,000-acre spread near Viroqua, Wis., Matt and his father, Reid, raise nearly 7,000 sto...


May 18, 2020
Some things just make sense. That would be the case for baleage in an area that gets nearly 90 inches of rain annually. It’s in this situation that Norm and Blaise Bennett find themselves...


May 12, 2020
Standing outside the east end of Bruce Dimock’s freestall barn, you can look out over a stretch of about 5 miles and view the waters of Lake Champlain...


May 12, 2020
John Marble readily admits that there is almost nothing about his beef grazing operation that is normal. “We just do things differently than most people,” said the Crawfordsville, Ore., rancher. �...


April 6, 2020
sitting in a rocker on a wrap-around porch, I found myself staring out at hilly, green pastures split by a gravel road that runs into a wooded area...


April 6, 2020
The view in my rearview mirror mimicked the Dust Bowl as the tires kicked up loose dirt on one of Iowa’s signature gravel roads...


March 31, 2020
Among the many famous “Seinfeld” episodes is the one where George Costanza comes to the conclusion that all of his everyday decisions were wrong, making his life miserable. At the suggestion of hi...


March 13, 2020
At 31,000 feet above the flat farmland of northeast Colorado, the view offers hundreds of bright green pivot irrigation circles...


March 12, 2020
John Kleptz is a mechanic, rotational grazer, forage producer, electrician, cattleman, meat processor, public relations director, welder, delivery truck driver, construction supervisor, and comp...


Jan. 13, 2020
Richie Rainville grew up on a dairy farm in the far northern reaches of Vermont, near the town of Highgate and about 2 miles from the Canadian border...