Articles by AGDAILY Staff

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Friday Favorites: Top five AGDAILY stories July 7- 14

· July 14, 2017

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 […]

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Tribute to American Cowgirl Katie Fairfield

· July 12, 2017

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.

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Wisconsin inmates filling dairy workforce positions post prison

· July 10, 2017

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, […]

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Friday Favorites: Top five AGDAILY stories June 30-July 6

· July 7, 2017

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 […]

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Farmer drives tractor across U.S. for wounded veterans

· July 6, 2017

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. […]

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Farmer transforms field into Vladimir Putin portrait

· July 6, 2017

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 […]

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This tribute to #Plant17 then goes deep on farmer mental health

· July 5, 2017

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 […]

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