SUMMER AND FIRST-CUT HAY SEASON HAVE ARRIVED

Forget the summer solstice as the official start of summer — it comes too late. I officially usher summer into my life when the first stems of alfalfa are ruthlessly sawed off by reciprocating knives or rotating blades. Summer is here. Though agriculture gets blamed for its fair share of objectionable odors, freshly cut hay […]

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TIME TO RAMP-UP THE CLIMATE CONVERSATION

“Everybody complains about the weather but nobody does anything about it.” Apparently there is some controversy about who actually is responsible for this quote that has been repeated multiple times over the years. The popular line of thinking attributes the quote to Mark Twain of “Tom Sawyer” fame. As we know, popular thinking is not […]

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