Holiday movie storylines are increasingly popular and often romanticize small towns while society seems to be running in the opposite direction. Clinton Griffiths shares his Farm Sense on these Christmas movies.
In addition, agricultural producers, as a group, tend to be very independent, do it ourselves types, and the transition into being people managers instead of maybe “livestock or crop managers” is not the easiest.
Last December’s early onset of winter weather combined with heavy snow cover may mean some manure storage facilities are nearing capacity. Spring rain has a way of making spring field work difficult, slowing the progress of emptying in-ground manure storages. What to do?
With a new tax bill in the works, it’s wise to do pre-planning. If the bill passes, the legislation would take effect January 1, 2018, including permanent laws and those that could sunset starting in 2025.