Posts from September 2012

Farm Sustainability Blog Contest: Ed W.

A Perspective on Agricultural Sustainability The first I heard of Sustainable Agriculture was in Robert Rodale’s New Farm magazine in the 70’s.  It made sense as our farm practiced similar methods to the ones he described since grandpa moved his...

7 Key Safety Tips for US Farm Safety Week

Farm safety is increasingly important as machinery becomes larger and more complex and operations work more hours per day. Accidents can not only be harmful, but can cost the farm valuable uptime needed to be successful in today’s economy. We’ve...

National Farm Safety and Health Week

National Farm Safety and Health Week is the week of September 16th. What a great time to talk about safety on your farm. Have you ever had a close call on your farm? Something that could have ended very differently. How...

Farm Sustainability Blog Contest: Debra M.

Debra shared with us how she has been implementing sustainable agriculture practices in her farm operations. What are some of things  you’re thinking about, or have had success with? This fall will be my second harvest since I started calling...

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