Farm Life


  • Arlington High School FFA students in Arlington, Nebraska, participated in Drive Your Tractor to School Day on March 24. (DTN photo by Russ Quinn)

    Students Take Part in FFA Tractor Day

    FFA students always look forward to Drive Your Tractor to School Day each year. While it usually takes place on a cold morning, many students drive their family's tractor to school to promote agriculture. In many small towns, the event turns into a special day for the...

  • Blogger Meredith Bernard continues her journey to be stronger and healthier physically, mentally and spiritually. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Austin Bernard)

    Our Rural Roots

    Blogger Meredith Bernard resolves to continue a journey not to be a new "me," but to be the best "me" in body, mind and spirit.

  • Davis Behle grew up at Kearney, Nebraska dreaming of owning a farm someday, even though his parents didn't farm. His wife, Lori, a Lincoln, Nebraska native, also embraced the dream long before knowing they would buy farmland owned by her grandfather. (Photo courtesy of Davis and Lori Behle)

    Couple Chases Dream for Their Own Farm

    This Nebraska couple wasn't raised on the farm, but chasing a childhood dream has led them to buy a 10-acre farmstead in Washington County, previously owned by one of their grandparents.

  • Blogger Katie Pratt says her children's popcorn business helped create memories and lessons for their family. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Katie Pratt)

    Our Rural Roots

    Blogger Katie Pratt says we know "to everything there is a season." The hard part of that message is moving on when situations change.

  • Kyle Anderberg sells a table full of greens at a farmers' market in Richmond, Virginia. Similar to surveys from groups such as the National Young Farmer's Coalition, Anderberg isn't aware of any programs at USDA that can help a small, young urban farmer such as himself. He said he would like a loan that could help him buy a couple of acres of land. (DTN photo by Chris Clayton)

    Urban Ag and the Farm Bill

    While USDA has started to set up some pilot urban farming programs in cities around the country, a visit to a couple of farmers' markets in Richmond, Virginia, found a mix of full-time urban farmers who wouldn't know where to start when it comes to signing up for a USDA...

  • Farmers and friends, Keith Miller (left) and Bob Worth have stayed in touch after participating in DTN's View From the Cab series 17 years ago. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Production Blog

    DTN's View From the Cab editorial series has sown seeds of friendship.

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