May 14, 2024
Being late for dinner or a meeting is one thing, but late farm operations can have significant economic consequences...


March 15, 2024
Here we are — in the throngs of March Madness. I was never much of a basketball player in high school, being too slow and prone to fouling...


Feb. 5, 2024
MOMENTUM is a wonderful thing. We’ve all seen how positive momentum can bring something or someone from the dregs of defeat or extinction to the top of the hill by merely exerting a little positive energy that, over time, manifests itself into a lot of positive energy...


Jan. 29, 2024
As we look ahead to the next haymaking season, I’m sure some people have begun to accept the new norm for equipment costs...


Jan. 23, 2024
Residual herbicides may help alfalfa growers in their fight against herbicide-resistant weeds such as pigweeds and kochia, according to recent Alfalfa Checkoff-funded research...


Dec. 28, 2023
A little over eight years ago, my wife and I moved from an old, large farmhouse to our current, modestly built ranch home in Small Town, U.S.A...


Dec. 18, 2023
NOW that hay season has wrapped up for a majority of the country, it is the time to take a look back at the past year’s production and evaluate what was done well and identify those areas where improvement is needed...


Nov. 10, 2023
When Ronnie Leimgruber’s grandfather came to America from Switzerland in 1910, he settled in the Imperial Valley of Southern California...


Nov. 7, 2023
Unlike doing an article on a specific farm or designated topic, the forage world is my grocery store candy aisle from which to pick topics for this column...


Aug. 14, 2023
It was 1974 when the Burger King franchise broke out its “Have it your way” campaign...