Posts tagged "corn"

Crop progress looking good the next few days

Today's plantings report, released at 4 p.m., should show a significant gain over last week.

Food Dialogues 2013: A reporter’s view

The Food Dialogues 2013 was hosted by the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers at the 2013 BIO International Convention in Chicago April 22. Kristy Foster shares some insight.

Chicken Bacon Wraps with Corn Salad

( Photographed by James Dreussi, Styled by Leah Dreussi ) Chicken Wraps: 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 (1 lb) package sliced bacon 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons chili powder Directions- Preheat oven to 350°F. Cut chicken breasts into 1-inch cubes. Cut each bacon slice into thirds. Wrap each chicken...

Wordless Wednesday: Combines are rollin’, rollin’, rollin’!

We could take these photos all day: Farmers in our neck of the woods are finally getting into the fields for harvest.

Is it over yet? Wishing record wet year farewell

When you consider just how wet it's been this year, we probably are fortunate the crops are as good as they are.

Something to ponder about our grain — then and now –

The soybean harvest has begun, but where will they end up when they leave your farm?

A combine ride to remember

My favorite part of the Farm Science Review is, and always will be, the field demonstrations.

Vogel Valley Farms: a family to take a lesson from

A model size view of a farm can teach life lessons to those not connected to agriculture.

The future of dairy is in good hands

It was well over 90 degrees when I visited the Grammer Jersey farm in Sebring on Tuesday. Or at least it felt like it. But instead of hearing a group of young adults and teenagers complaining, I had the joy of meeting the future of the dairy industry. The Jersey Youth Academy is a program...

Adding it up could spell disaster

Drought. Floods. Tornadoes. Rain. I have a feeling unless some drastic things happen in the weather patterns, farmers across the country better buckle up for a rough ride.

All you can do is sigh as you drive…

These pictures say it all as to how wet the fields are at this point. (But I’m going to stay positive though and assume it will change.)

Don’t say the W word to a farmer

Have you talked to a farmer in the Farm and Dairy reading area? Oh, how I pity you! I’m not going to lie, they are getting kind of crabby and it shows. They are just waiting for the day when it’s dry enough to get into those fields. Mention planting and they get a look...