The top five AGDAILY stories of the week … did you follow the action? This week we feature an inspiring young Vermont farmer, firefighter, and FFA’er; Before the Plate gives us a sneak peak of their film; and the Farm Babe proves you can’t judge a book by its cover. Don’t miss a moment at […]
Articles by AGDAILY Staff
Photographer and watercolor painter Gabriel Krekk has spent years using art to celebrate the American Cowgirl. In the past year, he has done half a dozen tribute videos to cowgirls. In his most recent, he showcases the photoshoots that covered two and half years across three States with American Cowgirl Katie Fairfield of North Dakota.
Oregon Farm Bureau posted this video of how sweet cherries are harvested. The clip is at the farm of Austin Chapin of Marion County Farm Bureau and Young Farmers & Ranchers.
It can take up to 1,000 years for Mother Nature to create just 1 inch of topsoil. Conservation tillage and planting cover crops can help protect and regenerate this important natural resource. Monsanto‘s video helps to put it all in perspective.
Eight inmates have successfully completed a first-of-its-kind agriculture prison program in Wisconsin and now have the skills to enter the state’s much needed dairy workforce post-prison. The Dairy Worker Training Program is an eight-week long certification program done in partnership with Moraine Park Technical College where inmates have the opportunity to learn about herd feeding, […]
Mark Kuhn, a farmer from Charles City, Iowa, never saw a life beyond his family’s farm. After stumbling upon a broadcast of Wimbledon championships when he was young, Kuhn knew he had found his passion. CBS News shows how the farmer took what was once his family’s cattle feed lot and turned it into the […]
The top five AGDAILY stories of the week … did you follow the action? This week Farmer’s Daughter reveals “pink slime” story is the reason she started speaking out, Jolene Brown gives advice on how to become a business-first family farm, and we take an in depth look at a prison farm. Don’t miss a […]
A retired Pennsylvania farmer is pursuing a lifelong dream to drive a tractor across the U.S. while answering a call to raise awareness and money for wounded American veterans. In 2014, Ivan Stoltzfus, decided to drive across the country in a custom, 1948 John Deere tractor in an effort to give back to America’s heroes. […]
Italian farmer and artist, Dario Gambarin, has put a new face in his field — Vladimir Putin. The farmer jumped in his tractor to create this 443-foot-wide Putin portrait before the Group of 20 summit. You might just recognize his handiwork. During our U.S. presidential election, he featured both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in […]
This spring has been a difficult one for most of North America whose livelihoods rely on crops and the cooperation of Mother Nature. Sandi Brock and Amy Matheson decided to have a bit of fun pulling their favorite hashtags off Twitter from fellow farmers. However, the fun led to a more serious conversation that we […]