Successful Farming looks at the survival of rural communities. Editor Jodi Henke shares how her hometown is finally clawing back, 30 years after the farm crisis.
Corn on the cob is a staple food in my house during the summer. We slather it with butter and a bit of salt, and devour every kernel. I usually cook mine by boiling it. Fill a pan with enough water to cover the corn, and bring it to a boil. If it’s fresh corn, 3-to-5-minutes should do it. If it’s a few days old, it might take up to eight-minutes.
As you’re working outside in the sun, don’t get overheated. If you feel yourself getting too hot, remember three words: water, rest, and shade.
One woman’s question of “who is growing my food” became a quest to document the forgotten history of women in agriculture.
Some years it’s tough to make quality hay, especially if you can’t get into the field due to soggy conditions. Here are options on what to do with it.
Engine-cooling issues will pop up from time to time. Not a lot of people know about an elusive problem where the radiator cries foul.
A new study shows that water troughs are a conduit for the spread of E.coli in cattle. Find tips on reducing the bacteria.
What is that strange weed in the bean field? You hope it’s not Palmer amaranth. Scout your fields now and get rid of it if you see it.
Swine producers are always looking for ways to improve piglet mortality and growth rate. One solution is for the pigs to be older before you wean them.
Remember pumping water by hand on grandma and grandpa’s farm? Hand pumps are back in style with folks off the grid or those who want a backup.