High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal
Soil health evangelist and North Dakota farmer Gabe Brown farms in Burleigh County, North Dakota. The author of “Dirt to Soil” is legendary in the modern soil health fraternity.
Farmers and ranchers are halfway through the year and no one would have predicted the outcome we are in today.
This week’s cover story provides accounts from two High Plains farmers and ranchers in their own words what it means to be essential.
One flip of the evening news, turn the knob on a radio station or look above the fold of a general circulation newspaper or magazine and it is clear: 2020 is challenging our nation’s conscience. Even those who are involved in production agriculture.
It takes many hands to bring the wheat from the field to the mill to the bakery to your table. This year’s All Aboard Wheat Harvest will emphasize that “we’re all in this together.”
The unofficial start for summer falls on May 25 in a year that is unlike any other. The significance of the timeless tradition of Memorial Day should not be lost, even if public ceremonies are canceled. High Plains farmers and ranchers, of course, know that while Memorial Day is another day …
Dealing with COVID-19 continues to stress the fabric of our country, from the farmers and ranchers to agribusinesses and rural communities that power the national economy.
Even with the uncertainty of the past six weeks we cannot lose sight that agriculture has historically led the way to our nation’s recovery and that means young men and women graduates, whether from a high school, a community college, a vocational school or a university are needed.
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