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After a week of watching too much of the national news, I had the strongest need to use my own media soapbox to talk to you, my readers, about something far more edifying. Babies. I don’t … more
Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont recently announced that Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, is responding to the senator’s request for some financial aid for U.S. dairy farmers by making … more
We sold the homestead. Yes, you read that right, my wife and I finally closed on selling our home of four years on the two acres of homesteading heaven we’ve been cultivating throughout that … more
As many of you will know—either by reading this column or through the community grapevine—my wife and I are always working in agriculture, be it with vegetables or livestock. Very … more
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — In early 2019, the Wayne County Agricultural Development Plan was drafted, stressing the need to revitalize the area’s existing agricultural facilities. Nothing made … more
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It is the fundamental connection to the land and to nature on which our rural culture is rooted that is my refuge and also the source for renewal. It goes back to my childhood when, as a … more
One by one, my waddling broilers were handed off to my wife as she loaded the transport crate in the back of the truck with our freshly finished meat birds. Catching the chickens was hardly a chore … more
REGION — Last Memorial Day, central New York dairy farmer Robin Fitch lost a barn and more than half of her farming equipment in a fire. She and her family have been trying to pick up the … more
Some experts visualize the climate crisis as one of imbalance. Humans consume energy by extracting carbon from the ground, burning it and letting its emissions escape into the atmosphere. Ideally, … more
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