There has been much attention given to women in agriculture lately. For the past fifty years, I have been a woman in agriculture and my paternal grandmother was a dairy farmer too. 695 more words
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This was the first question posed to me after my speaking engagement with Farm Service Agency personnel in Kansas City on July 15. It was after the fact because it wasn’t pertinent to my purpose of being there and we had a limited time frame. 1,965 more words
Written by Solomon Gizaw and Beamlak Tesfaye
The recent introduction of simple technologies will help increase the incomes of smallholder farmers, promote food security and safety, and lighten the workload of… 456 more words
With the grass, cattle and big sky, you could be forgiven for momentarily thinking that I had a swift trip yesterday to the American West. The more prosaic truth is that this is part of the extensive grassland area at the Thurrock Thameside Nature Park which is slowly emerging from the reclamation of a former landfill waste disposal site. 18 more words
The deputy checked for a pulse. Curtis was alive, but only barely, and an ambulance was summoned to the scene.
“The ambulance is on its way,” he said to Doc, “either put him down, or we need him moved into a pen to keep everybody safe.” 1,441 more words