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...


Jan. 13, 2020
Mike Brosnan grew up in the James River Valley in eastern South Dakota, an area he said is “one of the best alfalfa-producing parts of the country.”...


Jan. 13, 2020
Jon Bansen is an open and amiable dairy farmer; he’s also one not to mince words or hold back on what he thinks...


Nov. 27, 2019
Nestled in the Marble Mountains of northern California lies the Scott Valley. At the valley’s northern tip, you’ll find the small community of Fort Jones...


Nov. 18, 2019
It was still wet . . . really wet in northeast Indiana when the calendar turned to June. As the Google Maps lady directed me past grain bins and still unplanted fields of last year’s corn and soybeans...


Oct. 29, 2019
Don and Nancy Hasselquist sold their dairy herd back in the mid-2000s; however, that wasn’t the end of their haymaking days.“I wanted to keep my heifers and raise hay on the erodible ground, but I...


Sept. 6, 2019
About 70 miles due south of Atlanta, Ga., and just east of Thomaston, lives one of the 2019 Top 10 finalists for the National Outstanding Young Farmers Program...


Sept. 6, 2019
Every farm or ranch has a list of traditions or specific ways of doing things. For most family farms, that list is long...