Farm Life


  • The uniform farmer signaling code. (Image courtesy of the University of Maine Extension)

    Did You Mean Whoa ... or Go?

    Believe it or not, there are 11 "official" hand signals for use on the farm.

  • Reporting from Ohio, Genny Haun (center) has allowed readers a look at farming life. She farms with her husband, Matt (left), and her parents, Cindy and Jan Layman. (DTN photo by Pamela Smith)

    Crop Production Blog

    The View From the Cab series opens doors to everyday life during a farming season -- the good, the bad and sometimes the messy.

  • Farmers Genny Haun, of Kenton, Ohio, and Kyle Krier, of Claflin, Kansas, are reporting on crop conditions and agricultural topics throughout the 2018 growing season as part of DTN's View From the Cab series. (DTN photos by Pamela Smith)

    View From the Cab

    Sloppy conditions have made harvest and many other farm activities difficult for DTN's View From the Cab correspondents this past week.

  • Military veteran possess numerous traits necessary to lead a team in the field and in the barn, making them a good hire for many farms. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force)

    Ag's HR Coach

    Military veterans often bring a large number of transferable skills to the farm, which often makes them a good fit for operations large and small.

  • 2018 Zogby poll results reveal the concerns and important issues of the American farmer. (DTN/Progressive Farmer graphic by Brent Warren)

    The Pulse of Rural America

    A 2018 DTN/The Progressive Farmer Zogby Analytics poll shows trade and a weaker bottom line are key concerns as farmers and ranchers head to the voting booth.

Farm Life Perspectives

An Urban's Rural View

Urban C Lehner

Editors' Notebook

This year’s DTN Ag Summit is Dec. 3-5 in Chicago. (DTN graphic)
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