Outstanding In Their Field

May 23, 2024 /

This week, I shall write about a topic I know better than most of the population: making hay. Our recent wet spring appears to be…

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Outstanding In Their Field

May 9, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

It has been an un-bee-lievable winter/spring so far. February was a harbinger of the season; my wheat broke dormancy mid-month. It was green and robust…

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Outstanding In Their Field

April 25, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

Since the world did not end with the eclipse as some prophesized, it appears I will have to write another article and farm another season.…

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Outstanding In Their Field

April 11, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

A quick internet search finds the definition of Earth Day as an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Did you…

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Outstanding In Their Field

March 28, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

Two weeks ago, I wrote about how a farmland preservation program would work and why farmers/landowners would participate in such a program. It was my intention…

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Outstanding In Their Field

March 14, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

I recently participated in a discussion about the possibility of a farmland preservation program for Will County. You may ask, how would a program like…

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Outstanding In Their Field

February 29, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

Solar panels that make electricity are nothing new. Ever since I was old enough to think in an adult way, I have wanted a solar…

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Outstanding In Their Field

February 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

It is 8:30 at night, and once again I have delayed writing my article. Not only have I procrastinated, but I am also stumped as…

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Outstanding In Their Field

February 1, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding In Their Field

Each year before Christmas, Kevin Daugherty, a former educator who works for the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program, gives out recommendations for…

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Outstanding in Their Field

January 18, 2024 / Comments Off on Outstanding in Their Field

The past spell of above-average weather to start the New Year was a blessing, allowing me to tackle some of those odd jobs on the…

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