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Kirk (left) and Willie Venvertloh.

Young Farmers Get a Helping Hand

Without help from the previous generation, today’s young farmers find it hard to get started.

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Massey Ferguson Helps Out in an Imperfect Storm

When a heavy snow and a sick child coincided, this Indiana father depended on his tractor to save the day.

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Looking Sharp: Create Your Own Customized Knife

Step-by-step instructions on how to make your own customized knife handle.

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Cranberry-Pear Crisp

Winter Recipes, Straight from the Land

Put the bounty of your next dove hunt to good use in this tasty, Tex-Mex twist on a classic pasta casserole. Pair with garden-fresh Quick-Stewed Kale for a hearty, comforting winter supper.

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Seeds: Winter’s Hope Brings Summer’s Plenty

The arrival of seed catalogs may still be a few weeks away, but it’s not too early to start thinking—even dreaming—about what to plant in the new season.

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Chris and Lawrence Warwuruk

An On-Farm Brewery Pays Tribute to Orange Tractors

A new brew pays tribute to the family farm and the dependable equipment that did the heavy lifting.

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Dan Forsea

Protect the Water

A rancher shares tips on how to care for one very precious commodity and the land that’s near it.

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Sour Cream Apple Squares

Farm Fresh Recipes: Pork Roast, Squash Soup and Apple Squares

Feel the autumn breeze blow in as it brings a harvest of fall flavors. You’ll enjoy this tempting bushel of hearty family favorites using garden-fresh ingredients.

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Seed-Saving Tips for the Garden

Saving seeds involves learning when and how a crop forms its seeds, as well as how to collect, clean and store them. Here’s some good advice for beginning seed savers, as well as a few tips worth reviewing by the veterans among us.

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More Streambank Maintenance Tips

Saving channelized streams from further damage PLUS enhancing the health and productivity of riparian areas.

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