Farm Life


  • The single most useful tool to improve cattle comfort during extreme cold weather is bedding, according to South Dakota State Extension Beef Feedlot Management Associate Warren Rusche. (DTN/The Progressive Farmer file photo)

    Livestock Producers Prepare for Storms

    Cattle and hog producers across the central Midwest are taking some extra measures to protect their animals' health and performance in a winter storm that is forecast to move across the region late Friday and this weekend.

  • (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...

Farm Life Perspectives

Editors' Notebook

An Urban's Rural View

We've detected that you are using an unsupported browser. Not all features of DTN / The Progressive Farmer may function as expected.

Recommended Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 10 or above
  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • iPad 2 or above
  • iPhone 4 or above
Join the community! Registration is FREE. As a member of the DTNPF online community you can contribute to discussions, save your settings, get exclusive email alerts and access to special online sections, and read e-newsletters.

Please correct the following errors and try again:

e.g. 68114 (US) or Y0B 1G0 (Canada)
e.g., 402-390-2328
8-32 characters, include one number (0-9) and one letter (a-z)
By clicking Create Account, you agree to our Terms of Service
Telvent DTN, LLC • 9110 West Dodge Road • Omaha, NE 68114