Farm Press Blog http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed en Missionary work offers unusual opportunities http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/missionary-work-offers-unusual-opportunities <div class="node-body blog-body">The latest soapbox I climbed on was at the Denton Market last Saturday. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/missionary-work-offers-unusual-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/missionary-work-offers-unusual-opportunities#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:22:00 +0000 88581 at http://southwestfarmpress.com I can tolerate almost anything but irrelevancy is an affront http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/i-can-tolerate-almost-anything-irrelevancy-affront <div class="node-body blog-body">We are still relevant. We still buy stuff. We need cars built for comfort, not for speed.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/i-can-tolerate-almost-anything-irrelevancy-affront" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/i-can-tolerate-almost-anything-irrelevancy-affront#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:27:00 +0000 88511 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Old barn photo stirs memory http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/old-barn-photo-stirs-memory <div class="node-body blog-body">Picture of old barn reminded me of similar structures on my grandfather’s place in Anderson County, S.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/old-barn-photo-stirs-memory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/old-barn-photo-stirs-memory#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:01:00 +0000 88421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>My grandfather&#39;s cow barn, Anderson county, S.C.</p> IH wins Ugly Truck Contest http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest <div class="node-body blog-body"> “The beauty of an IH was it was ugly to start with. Last use was driving a billboard for the Rotary Club Hamburger Day.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ih-wins-ugly-truck-contest#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:16:00 +0000 88231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><strong>1973 IH 1100 PICKUP</strong> &nbsp;is Ugly Truck Contest winner. &ldquo;The beauty of an IH was it was ugly to start with.&rdquo;</p> Weekend hosts display best of High Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/weekend-hosts-display-best-high-plains <div class="node-body blog-body">I was pleased that people told Pat nice things about me. I know it was hard</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/weekend-hosts-display-best-high-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/weekend-hosts-display-best-high-plains#comments Livestock Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:17:00 +0000 88211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Yellowstone is a testament to conservationist foresight http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight <div class="node-body blog-body">A week is not enough time to see everything of interest in Yellowstone National Park, so I’ll have to go back sometime.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight#comments Miscellaneous Wildlife Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:51:00 +0000 88181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>SOUTHWEST FARM PRESS EDITOR Ron Smith and wife Pat, enjoy the view of the Upper Falls on the Yellowstone River.</p> ‘New normal’ crop prices short lived http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/new-normal-crop-prices-short-lived <div class="node-body blog-body">“Nothing threatens high prices like high prices,” some wise observers noted at the time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/new-normal-crop-prices-short-lived" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/new-normal-crop-prices-short-lived#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 88001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Recalling the days before map apps http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/recalling-days-map-apps <div class="node-body blog-body">I used to keep a large road atlas in my vehicle and recall many occasions when I’d pull off the road to find out how to get from places like Cairo, Ga., to Possum Kingdom, S.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/recalling-days-map-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/recalling-days-map-apps#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:01:00 +0000 87961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ugly truck deadline fast approaching http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching <div class="node-body blog-body">Competition is heating up but some of these dilapidated old jalopies can’t take much heat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-deadline-fast-approaching#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:26:00 +0000 87851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farmers markets offer fresh, tasty produce http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce <div class="node-body blog-body"> This is the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week. Find where the closest market is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce#comments Vegetables Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:18:00 +0000 87431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Denton Farmers Market offers variety of local produce.</p> Ugly truck contest deadline is Aug. 31 http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31 <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve seen some pretty beat up old trucks in my travels over the years and I’d like to show some appreciation for their service</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-contest-deadline-aug-31#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 Aug 2014 19:54:00 +0000 87391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Fifteen years and counting http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/fifteen-years-and-counting <div class="node-body blog-body">The last 15 years have been the most rewarding of my career. And I’m not done yet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/fifteen-years-and-counting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/fifteen-years-and-counting#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:51:00 +0000 87311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ugly truck wanted http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-wanted <div class="node-body blog-body">Ugly truck photo contest will award $100 prize to winner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-wanted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-wanted#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:00 +0000 87081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com My age is just a number, a big one http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/my-age-just-number-big-one <div class="node-body blog-body">According to the calendar and the inerrant rules of mathematics, come Sunday, July 13, I reach the milestone of senior citizenry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/my-age-just-number-big-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/my-age-just-number-big-one#comments Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:08:00 +0000 86911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Thirty six years of miles and memories http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">Someone is credited with saying something like: if you love your job you’ll never work a day in your life. I guess I haven’t worked much in 36 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:53:00 +0000 86441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com