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Going Home to the Farm

I’ve always been a city gal, but I married a guy raised on a farm. And fifty-some years later, the farm lives on in him.  My married life has meant yearly trips back to his hometown of  five hundred people, two hours SW of Minneapolis. 115 more words


Miso Fascinated!

I’ve often wondered what miso is made of and how it’s made.  I went back to a fun book, The Story of Sushi: An unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice, by Trevor Corson. 715 more words

Fun Stuff

Soybean Caterpillars

Don Vick and I looked a quite a few cotton, peanut and soybean fields yesterday. We observed the most insect pressure in soybeans. This field is around R5, beginning seed stage. 129 more words


Trip Through the Panama Canal

I recently had the opportunity to participate in the USB (United Soybean Board) 2014 See for Yourself Program.  The See for Yourself Program allowed participants to see how U.S. 690 more words


Keeping a Lookout (Haiku)

keeping a lookout /
in the knee-high soybeans – /
last year’s corn //

Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai: Little Creatures, where these poems were our inspiration: 108 more words

Only Wind (Haiku)

only wind –  /
the cicada’s next whirr /
never arriving //


Written for Carpe Diem Haiku Kai’s Vision Quest, where our host’s haiku was our inspiration: 12 more words

Soybean leaf yellowing and curling widespread across Southeast

In Southeast Farm Press

By Dominic Reisig, North Carolina Extension Entomologist

Reports have been pouring in on a mysterious symptom seen across fields in North Carolina.  606 more words