Last week I looked at the calendar and was shocked to find it was somehow already July. County fair starts July 18 and it seems as though we've got a million things to do yet.
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Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig will present the Wergin Good Farm Neighbor Award to Robb and Jennifer Ewoldt. The Ewoldt family farms in Scott County.
As fair season approaches, the New Mexico Livestock Board announced several recommendations as a result of confirmed vesicular stomatitis virus cases in New Mexico horses.
A few years ago, Agricultural Research Service scientists in Akron, Colorado, began noticing a pattern to their wheat harvests: yields were higher in low-lying areas.
Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are studying ways to keep honeybees stress-free and healthy. These pollinators are important to American agriculture and our nation’s food crops. USDA’s Patrick O’Leary reports from Maryland.
The Cattlemen’s Livestock Auction, Dalhart, Texas, reported receipts of 1,442 head of cattle selling on July 12, compared to 1,591 head selling a year ago, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.
Invite your friends and neighbors over, spread out some comfy seating and dim the lights. Whether it’s a birthday sleepover, an adults-only gathering or nearly anything in-between, hosting a movie night in the comfort of your own home—or on a projector in the yard—can be the perfect escape. Of course, tasty snacks only add to the fun.
Summer means it’s time to stock up on fresh produce and light the grill for a season of outdoor gatherings with friends and family. Make entertaining easier with flavorful options that can make menu-planning a breeze all summer long.
Sweet, tart, juicy and refreshing all at the same time; sand plums—or Chickasaw plums, Cherokee plums, Florida sand plums or sandhill plums, as they are sometimes called—grow across the central and eastern United States. Originally sand plums were cultivated by Native Americans before the Europeans started to arrive. Sand plums were probably a reliable food source for the Indians because t…
Whether firing up the grill for a pool party, barbecue or even just a weeknight meal, one thing’s for sure: summertime means grilling season. Grilling takes many forms and flavors from casual favorites like burgers and hot dogs to flame-kissed vegetables and the artistry of a perfectly done steak. However, the possibilities don’t end there.
Summer is typically a busy time for families, making those moments you spend together all the more precious. The hustle and bustle of the season doesn’t have to mean sacrificing wholesome meals, however.