Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2 Farmers have their own lingo that has spread to everyday use. Last week we wrote about some popular farm phrases but there are quite a few that got left off the list. Here’s a second look at nine more popular idioms that have started on the...
Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight Severe weather can throw off a farmer’s planting season before it even begins. In the springtime, severe weather usually means high winds, pounding rains, large hail or powerful tornadoes. Other forms of severe weather include wildfires, dust...
Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation Dryland agriculture is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a farming technique that cultivates crops without irrigation. Dry farming has been around for centuries, and farmers continue to build successful operations with...
Crop Circle Conspiracies

Crop Circle Conspiracies

Crop Circle Conspiracies Crop circles, sometimes called crop formations, are patterns of flattened crops in the middle of a field. These designs are often the subject of mystery and conspiracy. Some people dismiss them as a hoax, while others seek meaning from alien...