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  • (Steve Thompson)

    Ask the Mechanic

    Steve Thompson answers readers' questions about all things mechanical.

  • (Tiffany Dowell Lashmet)

    Our Rural Roots

    This blogger cringes when it is time for the school fund-raiser. But selling one candy bar at a time can offer life lessons.

  • (United Soybean Board)

    We'd Like To Mention

    While the 2022 growing season is in full swing, and you are focusing on planting crops and controlling weeds and pests, you need to monitor five economic factors that affect your farming business.

  • (Getty Images, Photo illustration by Barry Falkner)

    Ask the Mechanic

    Steve Thompson answers readers' questions about all things mechanical.

  • (Photo Illustration by Barry Falkner)

    Weatherlink

    One effect of a dry west and wet east dominance is the potential for lower yields for U.S. hard red winter wheat for the second year in a row.

  • (shotbydave, Getty Images)

    Family Business Matters

    Non-family members can bring out the best in your closely held company.

  • (Steve Thompson)

    Ask the Mechanic

    READER: It gets extremely cold here in Texas every few years. When it does, sometimes our diesel feed trucks are hard to start. Both the Fords and Dodges have preheaters, but some are still hard to start.