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  • (Progressive Farmer photo by Getty Images)

    Bring on Twenty-Nineteen

    Blogger Jennifer Campbell knows there will be plenty of issues to face in 2019, but she says she's ready for them.

  • Stewart Robinson (left) helped Cameron Dinkins transition Esperanza Outdoors from a hunting club to a waterfowl guiding service. (Progressive Farmer photo by Linden Plantation)

    Flash of an Idea

    Cameron Dinkins and his wife, Whitney, have taken 1,700 acres of land in and around Plantation, in Glen Allan, Mississippi, and through various businesses, developed revenue streams that include row-crop farming, guided waterfowl hunts...

  • (Progressive Farmer photo by Getty Images)

    My "Dear Santa" Letter

    Everything on Jennifer Campbell's Christmas wish list needs to be tax deductible.

  • Communities, schools and government officials can take actions to combat the opioid addiction crisis affecting every corner of the country. (Graphic courtesy of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

    Pandora's Pill Bottle - 7

    Though the massive scope of the opioid addiction problem is a national issue requiring a national response, many solutions will come at the local level. Here is what schools, communities and individuals can do to help.

  • Kaiser Family Foundation data shows prescription opioid overdose deaths leave no part of the country untouched. (Graphic courtesy of the Kaiser Family Foundation)

    Pandora's Pill Bottle - 6

    Rural areas have many challenges facing them in the battle against opioid addiction, but some areas are finding ways to reach out even with limited resources. The federal government is taking action to offer those areas more than just...

  • As a young girl, Cami Dyreng was energetic, intelligent and ambitious. She had a vision of what could have been, but drugs took over her life (Photo courtesy of Richard and Annette Dyreng)

    Pandora's Pill Bottle - 5

    As a young girl growing up on a farm in Utah, Cami Dyreng was a vivacious, intelligent spirit who loved hiking and rock climbing. However, she faced an insurmountable challenge -- an addiction to heroin that claimed her life before she even...

  • An Indiana farmer and former opioid addict shares what it was like when he was addicted and what finally saved him. Meanwhile, a North Carolina pastor tells what it's like to be on the front line of dealing with the opioid crisis.

    Pandora's Pill Bottle - 4

    An Indiana farmer and former opioid addict shares what it was like when he was addicted and what finally saved him. Meanwhile, a North Carolina pastor tells what it's like to be on the front line of dealing with the opioid crisis.

Farm Life Perspectives

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Editors' Notebook

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