Caring for sick babies is part of raising livestock, but it can be heartbreaking work.
When your house is a century old, nothing is standard and nothing is easy.
Planning for worst-case scenarios isn’t just for preppers. Every farm should have a plan in place in case of an emergency.
In an effort to help farm parents keep their kids safe, the National Children’s Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety today released a new Child/Youth Agricultural Safety Checklist.
Metal buildings that serve as home, shop, and machine shed are popping up all over rural America. Witness the construction of this beautiful example in Iowa.
Friendship is just a phone call away for Americans age 60 and over and for adults living with disabilities.
Taking time to develop and nurture friendships can reduce feelings of isolation and contribute to improved mental health.
Make plans now to attend an upcoming conference for women in agriculture. These events offer inspiring speakers, educational sessions, and the chance to meet other women in ag. See your local Extension office for other opportunities near you.
Women in Denim
January 26-27, 2018
Storm Lake, IA
Women Managing the Farm
February 15-16, 2018
Farmers and ranchers must find a way to manage the stress in their lives before it affects their mental and physical health.