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FarmHer: Shearing Day in Texas By: 04/21/2015 @ 11:37am

Photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz shares images of shearing day on Barbara Mazurek's Texas ranch.

Seed Castles in the Air By: 04/24/2015 @ 1:51pm

The snow has melted, the sun is shining, the days are longer, and the temperature is flirting with 60°F. The colorful…

Plant a Butterfly Garden By: 04/24/2015 @ 1:55pm

Thinking about planting a butterfly garden? Butterflies are attracted if flowers or flowering shrubs are nearby. The…

A Hose, Mud and the Tools of the Trade By: 04/07/2015 @ 1:07pm

In last month's post I mentioned some helpful tips as spring approaches. One of those was keeping wet wipes in hand to clean the washroom, kids' feet and the pounds of mud entering the house. Soon…

What to Watch for This Spring By: 03/20/2015 @ 1:23pm

I’ve highlighted a few market topics to keep an eye on as you enter spring planting. Many of these topics were discussed at length during Commodity Classic, while others are good reminders of what could be…

Off the Beaten Path By: 03/20/2015 @ 12:53pm

If you grew up in the country like I did, you’ve heard all of the expressions used to describe the places we call home. Most are derogatory: The middle of nowhere. From the sticks. In the boondocks. Two…

Reviving Old Recipes By: 03/20/2015 @ 12:35pm

Heard any good food ideas lately? Food editors on cable networks or blogs increasingly refer to recipes as food ideas. Food ideas must seem like less work, or more fun, than using the word recipe! Although the…

WhyIFarm Mandy Bryant's Handling Farm's Transition To Next Generation By: 02/25/2015 @ 11:00pm

Beck’s is excited to release the latest Why I Farm video featuring the story of Long Vue Farms in Allensville, Ky. For Mandy Bryant, the decision to take over the family farm was an easy one…

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