Cheryl has been an editor at Successful Farming since 1979.


Celebrate 2015 National Ag Day!

March 18, 2015 is the 42nd anniversary of National Ag Day, celebrating agriculture and all those who feed our world, care for crops and livestock, and bring awareness to agricultural production. Here are some ways to celebrate this year:


Prairie Revival

What's old is new again. Or, maybe this treasured family saga never really went out of style.


Cash Rent Tug-of-War

Brace yourself! The tug-of-war over 2015 cash rent rates is a battle of steely nerves. At this point, there isn’t much slack in the rope between high rents and low crop prices. Nationally, 38.8% of farmers rent land. In Iowa, 55% of farmers lease the land