Editor has Energetic Resolution for the Coming Year

It's a great year to make New Year's resolutions. Elections are coming this fall, and from the amount and earliness of the political activity, everybody seems to be getting primed to cast a few important... more »

Michigan Green Bean Broker a Vegetable Industry Leader

You've heard about people who don't know beans. Vic Shank is not one of those. Not only is he the president of the Michigan Vegetable Council, a leadership position in which knowing about vegetable industry... more »

Extension Losing a Personal Touch in Pennsylvania

This is the seventh story in a series about the future of Extension. The image of the county Extension agent riding in a pickup all day, visiting local farmers and doling out general advice, doesn't... more »

$80 Oil Might be a Great Incentive for Needed Change

I got a phone call recently from a man I hadn't seen in 20 years, and it was delightful. "Remember me?" he asked. Nobody ever forgot him. Now age 90, I knew he was retired... more »

Pumpkin Growers Say Drought Hurt Crops

A weak pumpkin crop this year has prompted Wisconsin pumpkin growers to urge jack o' lantern fans to get to the fields early. Appleton Post-Crescent more »

Pumpkin Harvest Down Because of Drought

Fall is almost here and people are already getting in the spirit by purchasing a pumpkin or two. WOWK-TV more »

Plenty of Pumpkins?

Halloween is only a couple of months away, but this summer's heat and drought may mean fewer jack-o-lanterns in Region 8. KAIT - Jonesboro, Ark. more »

Drought Shrivels State Pumpkin Crop

The severe drought and high temperatures that have pummeled Tennessee re cent ly may mean a shortage of pumpkins come Halloween. Tennessean.com more »

Farm Moves Toward Employee Ownership

The community of Sequim is nestled in Washington's Dungeness Valley, between the Olympic Mountains and Pacific Ocean, near the mouth of the Dungeness River. The area's geography and weather patterns have created a unique microclimate... more »

Crops Are Wilting in Bone-Dry Fields

Dean Edgecomb's 62nd birthday afforded him no time for cake and ice cream. He was too busy hooking up an irrigation system to save acres of parched, wilting corn in a field just north of... more »

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