Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of injury across industries, and agriculture is no exception. As winter approaches and the chance for ice increases, take time now to prepare for on-farm safety.


Nick Harre wasn’t able to do his morning chores. “My alarm went off at 4:30 a.m. and Andrea was standing there and she said, ‘I don’t think you better go,’ so we went to the hospital,” he said.



It’s that time of year again when we do holiday shopping, much of it online. It’s also the time when more scammers come out. And what is it scammers want most? They want your personal information so they can turn it into cash and fraudulent purchases.


Gustav Stickley has created icons of American design. Inspired by John Ruskin and William Morris of the English Arts and Crafts movement, Stickley started the Craftsman workshop in 1900.



I jokingly call this time of year “pumpkin flavored everything time.” Yet, in the shadow of the squash is the equally endearing cranberry. While cranberry on its own is tart and berry-licious, if you want to make cranberry sing, pair it with orange.


More than 200 FFA students gathered over two weekends to pack care boxes for active-duty military this fall. The service was part of the annual FFA Foundations in Reaching Excellence Conference.


To those of us who wander the internet, beware. The scammers, thieves and troublemakers have kicked things up a notch or two — and frankly it’s getting a bit dangerous. By dangerous, I mean when it comes to the safety of our personal information and money.