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LEROY, Ill. — Frank Toohill, a 77-year-old central Illinois crop farmer, doesn’t expect to stop farming anytime soon, but he looks to the next generations of Toohills carrying on a family tradition that dates back more than 150 years.
HASTINGS, Iowa — Legend has it that Josiah Wearin left California in the early 1850s with $10,000 of gold and traveled to New York City.
Southern High School in Wymore, Nebraska, has a brand new FFA Chapter. Guiding that chapter through its initial growth is Brady Meyer, a new full-time teacher.
The Cross County FFA Chapter in Stromsberg, Nebraska, is feeding people. They are doing this with beef they raised themselves.
WHAT: Public hearing on proposed commercial industrial hemp regulationWHEN: 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 20WHERE: Virtual: via video conferencing systemIn person: Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan
Self-paced course for ag producers can fulfill FSA borrower requirements
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Holstein Association USA annual awards including the Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder, Elite Breeder and Distinguished Leadership awards.
It was three in the morning when Jacob got that popcorn on the way to a bowl game. That stop for gas turned into an experience which would stimulate Jacob Yingst to create a better flavor of popcorn when he…
The best of eastern and western blackberry genetics have been melded to create Eclipse, Galaxy and Twilight, three new blackberry varieties released by the Agricultural Research Service.
Gun show season has gotten underway for 2021. Over the next three weeks there are seven shows scheduled for the region.
Paul Mather of rural Chase County, Nebraska, owned a gentle Hereford giant named Biggen. Pictured on top are barefoot daughter Judy and son Gary in the summer of 1954.
Editor’s note: The following was written by Joseph Spencer, Kelly Estes and Nicholas Seiter with the University of Illinois for the university’s farmdoc daily website.
The time of year for making a list and checking it twice is gone, but farmers forming a list of what winter meetings to attend may want to look again.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Farmers who fear they are falling behind in farm technology might not be as behind as they think.
OMAHA, Neb. — What started out with better than expected sale prices at land auctions prior to fall harvest extended into very strong prices at some auctions during October and November.
LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Wis. — Larry Redfearn was raised on a farm in the rolling hills of southwestern Wisconsin where conservation practices helped to keep soil in place.
AMES, Iowa — Depending on your family situation and the value of your estate, forming a trust can be an important addition to your farm transition plan.
Many winter tasks on the farm are part of tax planning. Here is a brief summary of some of the topics to discuss with your tax preparer: