Zach Gerling took home the title of Master Showman from this year’s Iroquois County Fair.
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Editor’s note: This article is part of a series featuring women who are serving as conservation coaches for Wisconsin Women in Conservation.
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The grounds of the 2021 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days in Eau Claire County truly came to life July 20-22. There were large crowds of people excited to be at a farm show again after more than a year of weathering the COVID-19 pandemic. Initial estimates are that more than 52,000 visitors attended the three-day show, shattering attendance projections. The familiar striped tents were there. So were the colorful equipment displays and fun ride-and-drives.
July 21 was the first day this year of the Muscatine County Fair in Iowa, where I grew up. In honor of fair week I have been looking through my 4-H record book.
The following information is provided for educational purposes only; it isn’t a substitute for legal advice. Contact an attorney for legal questions regarding entering into a contract to sell carbon credits.
Before signing a carbon contract and entering a market that has many unknowns, farmers, ranchers and landowners – along with their attorneys – will want to ask a lot of questions. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s new Center for Agricultural Profitability has developed several resources for producers considering selling carbon credits. Among the resources is a carbon-credit contract checklist.
TULELAKE, Calif. — It’s a strange place to find fish, deep in the high desert, where drought-baked earth butts against scrubby mountains. But water spews from the hot springs on Ron Barnes’ land near the California-Oregon border, pure and perfect for rearing c’waam and koptu, two kinds of endangered suckerfish sacred to Native American tribes. Barnes, who holds an advanced degree in ...
ASHLAND, Wis. – We all know life is unpredictable. Sometimes it’s downright difficult. What we do during and after the difficult patches is a reflection of the soul, the spirit. Some folks give up. Others have a spirit that is indomitable; those souls find a way to move forward and make the world better. They find meaning in life – and they work hard at it.
When Shay Foulk thinks about soil health and water quality on his farm, he also thinks about carrots and sticks.
LACLEDE, Mo. — Matt Lambert’s conservation efforts were a way to protect the resources on his farm.