Conservation Key to Farm Bill, Poll Shows

Midwest farmers rank conservation programs and environmental stewardship as top priorities in the 2012 Farm Bill, according to a National Farmers Union poll.

Infographic: Beat the Blight

If you struggle with crop failure, you’re not alone. Take a look at the forces that challenge America’s agriculture.

Pop-up Dinners: Meet Your Meal Makers

It’s the ultimate for a farmsteadtarian: going out on the town for a sumptuous dinner. Pop-up dinners make fine dining all the more fun and delicious.

Farmstead Chef Join John Ivanko and Lisa Kivirist, co-authors of the cookbook Farmstead Chef (New Society Publishers, 2011), as they share recipes and tips for using your garden abundance to eat seasonally. From creative ways to cook up zucchini to making homemade pantry staples, John and Lisa make it fun and easy to create a […]

Time to Control Feral Pigs

As feral pigs scavenge for food between New Year’s and spring, farmers can act to control these animals on their property.

The Heat Is On (Again!)

Summer arrived in the Ozarks practically overnight. It’s hot—really hot—and Ursula’s going to have her lamb next week. She’s fat and grouchy and thinks she should have a fan right now. That’s one of the ways we stay cool.

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