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Prairie Revival By: 02/20/2015 @ 10:34am

This morning's fleeting glimpse of a pair of shimmering sun dogs standing sentinel over an anemic sun high in the winter sky led me to marvel once more at the…

Women Break the Mold By: 04/14/2013 @ 9:01pm

When women are asked about their success in their jobs, they most often credit their hard work, good luck, and a…

Women in Ag: Adding Agriculture to the Classroom By: 08/14/2015 @ 11:00pm

We often talk about how the number of people with connections to farming are decreasing. This affects agriculture in…

Grants Help Grow Rural America By: 07/02/2015 @ 12:58pm

The Clarksville Youth Recreation committee in Butler, Iowa, has launched a “Light Up Our Field” campaign aimed at raising $80,000 to purchase lights for one of its youth softball and baseball fields.In…

Q&A: Dwight Armstrong, Nat'l FFA Organization & Foundation CEO By: 05/05/2015 @ 12:50pm

Think back 15 years ago. Could you have imagined tractors driving themselves? Or machines milking dairy cows and knowing exactly which one they’re milking? Fact is, the world of agriculture is changing…

Q&A: Jennifer Sirangelo, National 4-H Council's First Female Leader By: 05/05/2015 @ 11:58am

Jennifer Sirangelo, president & CEO of National 4-H Council, has a passion for 4-H. This month, she’s focused on helping youth develop essential life skills and keep 4-H opportunities in their line of…

Top 10 Easy Photography Tips By: 04/09/2015 @ 2:07pm

As the weather starts to become nicer and the fields become a hub of activity, a photo opportunity more than likely will arise to document the experience. Not matter what kind of camera you…

Beef School Helps Producers Up Their Game By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:38am

By: Ed Haag  Eight years ago, when Roger Short shut down the 300-head dairy operation his father had started in 1948 and began raising grass-finished beef for the restaurant and retail trade, he was…

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Ag Students Learn about Personal Protection

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