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June 23, 2016



More Must Be Done To Make Slaughterhouses Safer

OSHA is trying to learn more about injuries as they happen. The agency set a rule in 2015 that requires companies to report serious injuries within 24 hours.

May 18, 2016


school kitchen

Many Schools Short On Equipment For Making Healthy Meals

In the absence of equipment for making their own meals from scratch, schools rely on large manufacturers to provide them pre-made.

January 14, 2016


swiss chard pie cooking in oven

Who Made Breakfast, Swiss Chard Pie, Farm Share For Tractors

Breakfast hasn't always been considered the most important meal of the day. We bake biscuits and a savory Swiss chard pie. And, the sharing economy on the farm.

December 21, 2015


Amy Butler

Give The Gift Of A Homebrew Kit, Change A Life

Butler Winery & Homebrew shop sells dozens of basic homebrew kits this time of year, but overall sales are slumping. Are craft breweries to blame?

June 9, 2015


Farmer Brian Fleischmann

Farmers With Prosthetics Face Durability Challenges

According to the National Safety Council, 1 out of every 10 agriculture injuries results in amputation.

November 26, 2014


inside a crop duster plane

Crop Dusting Pilots Navigate Dangerous Airspace

According to the National Agricultural Aviation Association, 18 to 20 percent of commercial cropland receives some sort of aerial application.

November 13, 2014


farmer Grant Curtis climbs down from his combine

Failing Prices Put Young Farmers’ Dreams On Hold

With corn selling for nearly half of what it did in 2012, grain farmers are in the midst of a downturn and it’s hitting beginning farmers hardest.

October 20, 2014



Farmers Gear Up For Record Harvest, Brace For Lower Prices

Demand can’t keep up with the jump in supply. Grain prices are at their lowest level since 2009.

June 20, 2014

Have Tools, Will Cook

Folks can pick up a bag of apples at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Through the Hub's tool share program, they can also borrow a dehydrator to make apple snacks.

October 7, 2013

Rev Your Engines 


Why Farmers Want New Equipment

It has been a good time to be in the farm equipment business the last few years, whether you’re a manufacturer such as Gleaner or the local tractor dealer.

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