Taking Away The Tractor Keys

How do you take away the keys when a farmer clearly shouldn’t be on the tractor anymore? Stay tuned for insights on handling this delicate situation.

Monarch Challenge

A couple of years ago, a challenge went out for farmers to plant milkweed along the monarch butterfly migration path. Here's how they’re doing.

Freeze Branding

Freeze branding is a low stress way to add permanent identification to cattle with minimal damage to the hide. Stay tuned for tips.

Choosing The Right Gate Weight

Shopping for the right gate gets confusing when you compare gauges. Choosing a gate by weight rather than gauge gives you a clearer picture of strength.

SF Podcast: Fall Soil Health Practices

Improving soil health can boost returns on crop production. Host Jodi Henke talks with Jodi DeJong-Hughes, an extension crop educator from the University of Minnesota. Hear about tillage, cover crops, and how to build up your soil's natural immunities against bad things that lie under the surface.

Truffle Farming

One of the most prized crops grows underground. Truffles have jaw-dropping profit potential and can be grown almost anywhere.

Soybean Dry Down

Soybean farmers are itching to get the combines rolling. But there is a difference between physiological maturity and when the beans are ready for harvest.