Jan. 16, 2019
I was wrapping up a day of farm visits in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina when my host asked, “Where are you staying tonight?” “Sylva,” I responded...


Nov. 23, 2018
If you’re like me, there’s still a good part of each day that is spent thinking. Just the other day, I was thinking about how many great ideas humanity has lost because, rather than thinking, time was being spent perusing a cell phone screen...


Aug. 15, 2018
Many of you remember comedian Rodney Dangerfield. His stand up act was filled with self-deprecating humor...


April 30, 2018
Herbert Hoover received plenty of accolades prior to his presidency for a wide range of humanitarian efforts. He was overwhelmingly elected as our 31st president in 1928...


April 30, 2018
Hay & Forage Grower interviews Dan Putnam, Forage extension specialist at the University of California-Davis...


March 15, 2018
For over 20 years, our family lived in a large, century-old farmhouse, held together with state-of-the-art 1950s “knob and tube” wiring...


Feb. 15, 2018
The USDA has issued its hay report card for 2017, and depending on your point of view, the results are either positive or negative...


Feb. 15, 2018
Hay & Forage Grower talks with Glen Aiken, recently retired research scientist at the USDA-ARS Forage-Animal Production Research Unit in Lexington, Ky...


Jan. 16, 2018
Recently, I was asked to judge a grazing management essay contest. The entrants ranged from ages 14 to 22. While impressed by the quality of writing and knowledge conveyed by many of the entrants...


Jan. 15, 2018
HFG: How did your career lead you to direct and represent agricultural organizations, which include the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance (NAFA) and the Midwest Forage Association?...