May 21, 2019
He’s a farmer. An educator. A learner. A world traveler. And also a Yooper. That latter résumé-building item puts Ben Bartlett into a hearty and exclusive class of people who call Michigan’s Upper Penninsula home...


March 15, 2019
It was my last assignment as an editorial intern. I found myself in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains; specifically, the historical town of Chambersburg, Pa...


March 15, 2019
Flowing through Paducah, Ky., the Ohio River takes a northwest trajectory. It then changes course to the southwest, forming an arch, before meeting up with the Mississippi River...


Feb. 21, 2019
Yield mapping can identify the best and poorest producing areas of your corn and soybean fields. But what’s available for pastures? That’s the question Dutch dairyman Piet Jan Thibaudier...


Feb. 21, 2019
What’s also obvious is that this group isn’t afraid to break some norms — especially when it comes to alfalfa and corn silage production...


Nov. 23, 2018
Upon seeing the first armadillo of the day, I realized my internship had taken me beyond the boundaries of the Upper Midwest...


Nov. 23, 2018
Bales Hay Sales in Buckeye, Ariz., is home to a constant flow of Phoenix-area customers looking to buy 95-pound, three-tie bales to fill their livestock needs. Many of their customers are local horse...


Aug. 15, 2018
Like stepping into a perfect picture, the herd of Holsteins grazed peacefully out on the pasture. A stone-based barn stood as the farmstead centerpiece...


July 3, 2018
Butch Lay and his wife, Lisa, are survivors. In addition to survival skills, Butch is also an experimenter, a person who is not afraid to make a wrong decision, and someone who values feed and forage...


April 30, 2018
There are some people you meet in life whom you’ll never forget, nor do you ever want to. For me, count Ted and Patsy Hughes in that category...