Georgia: Farm Again Workshop, Tifton, Feb. 28

🕔Feb 21, 2018The Farm Again program will host a workshop to introduce potential farmers to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs and loans at the University of Georgia Tifton campus on Wednesday, […]

Farming is a Noisy Business – Protect Your Hearing Before it’s Too Late

🕔Jan 29, 2018I wear hearing aids, so that makes the subject of hearing loss near and dear to my heart!  My hearing loss is due primarily to long term exposure to noisy […]

Georgia: Farm Again Program Aids Farmers with Chronic Illness, Disabilities

🕔Jan 26, 2018The University of Georgia connects military veterans to farming through Farm Again, a program that assists farmers who have chronic health conditions and disabilities.  Farm Again provides a wide variety […]

Flint on Crops: Sustainability Is Not a Dirty Word – Commentary

🕔Nov 20, 2017Not very long after coming to work with the Extension Service I met one of the most colorful people of my entire career. He was not a native to the […]

Farm Business: Tax Reform Benefits and Drawbacks for 2018 – DTN

🕔Nov 14, 2017The U.S. Senate’s tax-reform bill released late Thursday would keep more tax brackets and maintain the estate tax, but also would still keep several tax provisions important to farmers regarding […]

Crop Choices, Farm Size: Changes in a Time of Low Corn, Soybean Prices

🕔Nov 8, 2017Recent news articles have documented that lower crop prices for commodities such as corn and soybeans have caused some producers to make changes to their traditional crop rotation, or to consider organic crop production […]

Flint on Crops: How Large or Small Is a “Farm”? – Commentary

🕔Nov 6, 2017The concept of scale is something that seems to come up in almost every part of our lives, and I suppose this has always been true. However, I think we […]

Texas: Growing Corn for College Scholarships – DTN

🕔Oct 30, 2017Graduates of a rural high school in the Texas Panhandle find lots of homegrown financial help as they graduate and move on to higher education. That’s due to the generosity […]

Farming in Sub-Sahara Africa: Solutions Often Don’t Match Needs – Commentary

🕔Sep 14, 2017Five weeks ago, we concluded an article on the loss of productive land in sub-Saharan Africa saying, “In the next column, we will examine other factors that have an impact on […]

Farmers and Health Insurance: Affordable Coverage is Out of Reach

🕔Jul 19, 2017According to a new U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded study, lack of access to affordable health insurance is one of the most significant concerns facing American farmers, an overlooked risk factor […]

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