TOP VIEWS
Great Moments for Souvenirs By: 08/27/2015 @ 11:48am

I sat at a table, gently rocking back and forth.  To my left, a green palisade of passing trees, broken occasionally by groomed lawns framing million dollar houses or beat up…

Skid Steer Loader: A Crucial… By: 08/24/2015 @ 1:13pm

“Recycle, reuse, make do” isn’t just sound advice. For many of us, these words are a creed to live by. They also explain why I now own a skid steer loader. A skid steer…

Overthinking or Barely… By: 08/20/2015 @ 11:25am

Between overthinking and no thinking, it's a miracle we get anything done at all.For about a decade, I was a layperson on the Board of Ordained Ministry for the Minnesota…

The Balloon Race By: 08/17/2015 @ 10:34am

I was out planting corn one morning when I saw a UFO.The gigantic sphere sported brilliant red and yellow stripes. I shut off the tractor to see if the aerial oddity made noise…

My First Yield Monitor By: 08/13/2015 @ 12:11pm

Do combines have espresso machines?I was just wondering because I’ve been out of the game for a few years, and it seems like they have almost everything else.It didn’t used to…

Life-Changing Words By: 08/10/2015 @ 10:19am

Sometimes life-changing news arrives on the backs of three tiny words. For instance, while playing Monopoly, the phrase “Go to jail!” can radically alter your plans. But that…

How Typing Saved My Future… By: 08/06/2015 @ 10:45am

I have a new line to add to my resume.  I am, officially, a bad example.You know that program Scared Straight, where they take young people on the verge of serious trouble…

The Brotherhood of Bikers By: 08/03/2015 @ 11:52am

We heard them every summer as broiling July faded into blistering August. Out on County Highway 5, a mile east of our dairy farm, the rumbling roar of powerful motorcycles…

Things You Never Thought You… By: 07/30/2015 @ 9:44am

Six of the restaurants that used to be in the Top 50 in Atlanta are now closed, and Jimmy Carter has written a new book looking back on his career in politics. How do I know that…

The Truth About DIY Home… By: 07/27/2015 @ 11:07am

Among the many benefits of home ownership are the joys of home repair.The current fad among homeowners is do-it-yourself home repair. This is primarily due to televised homeowner…

Character in Just A Few Words By: 07/23/2015 @ 11:09am

The other day I was talking to a customer and he said, "You can tell you have a hard working wife when there's dough on the axe handle."How evocative is that?  Just in…

The Spirit of… By: 07/20/2015 @ 10:20am

My wife and I were recently motoring through a small town when we saw some little kids at a sidewalk stand that featured a hand-lettered sign that read “lemonade.”“Look!”…

Progress Is Impossible… By: 07/16/2015 @ 11:42am

The dinosaurs are all dead.Even if you believe that the earth was created 7,000 years ago and cavemen rode around on T-Rexes, those dinosaurs are all dead, too.That's a…

My First 4-H Project By: 07/13/2015 @ 10:10am

We are approaching the hottest time of the year, the season for roasting ears of sweet corn and farm kids roasting as they prepare their animals for the show ring.County fairs are…

One Shoe, One Foot By: 07/09/2015 @ 1:11pm

I have a grandniece who has occasional shoe issues.  Sometime she can’t get the right shoe on the right foot.  You would think that with only two choices, and a fairly…

It's Picnic Season By: 07/06/2015 @ 10:19am

Summertime has truly arrived. Proof of this is the fact that the mosquitoes have become so thick, I have to fill out a blood donor card before walking to the mailbox.Despite all…

Cat Hat By: 07/02/2015 @ 9:52am

“Nice hat,” someone said. “Why, thank you,” I said, pleased, as always, when people notice the pains I take to look classy. “Hey,” I said, a few moments…

The Price of Normalcy By: 06/29/2015 @ 8:59am

You wouldn’t think that a limping kitty would cost so much.It all began a few weeks ago when Sparkles the Adventure Cat – our farm’s official feline – turned up with a…

Air Show By: 06/26/2015 @ 12:39pm

My father and I took a road trip over the weekend. There was a big air show, featuring World War II planes a few hours away, and my son suggested we all attend. He went ahead…

Aircraft Euphoria By: 06/23/2015 @ 1:46pm

“My neck hurts,” I groused to my wife. “I think my head might be stuck like this.”She glanced at me and grinned. “You look like a baby bird that’s waiting for a…

« August 2015 »
S M T W T F S
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
Agriculture.com

FREE MEMBERSHIP!

CLOSE [X]