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Who helped you get going? Parents? Professor? Friend?

We've had some questions here at, and so we're wondering.. Who has helped you (young farmers/ranchers) get to where you are…

Started by Jordan R Anderson in Starting an OperationLatest Reply

We want to make Farmers for the Future better!

Hello all! I hope things are going well as summer winds down. Been kind of a rough one around here -- the crazy heat's finally kind of brok…

Started by Jeff Caldwell in UncategorizedLatest Reply

USDA 'microloans' -- anybody use them?

Just saw some info on this new USDA-FSA program offering 'microloans' up to $35K for young, beginning and/or niche farmers looking for fund…

Started by Jeff Caldwell in UncategorizedLatest Reply

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finding hay markets

It seems to me like there have been a lot of people in the past 5 or 6 years that have gotten into raising hay for a cash crop around my ar…

Started by Bronson Allred in Crops

2 yesterday
Reply by Dave Kraeer

Combine Demolition Derby

I only know of one in Lind, WA:  I was curious if there are others out there?  When and where? …

Started by Laura in Crops

8 Jul 16
Reply by Jordan R Anderson

Crop Conditions

How is everyones crops looking so far? I am in north central indiana and corn is look spectacular and beans are looking good also some fiel…

Started by Zachary P Green in Uncategorized

4 Jul 16
Reply by Dave Kraeer

Registered Cattle Start Up

Run commercial cow calf right now, but what would be the best way to get started in the registered cattle business?

Started by Taten Jeffrey Rau in Uncategorized

0 Jul 11

Let's talk detasseling...

Calling all detasselers, past detasselers, supervisors of detasselers, and even bus drivers of detasselers! Talk to me: What are the worst…

Started by Jordan R Anderson in Crops

0 Jul 8

Water storage tanks

Are there any advantages or disadvantages for above ground vs below ground water storage tanks for harvesting rainwater?  

Started by Daniel Reed in Uncategorized

0 Jul 3

buying a welder

I think its come time to buy a welder. In the past its always been hired out to a local guy but I could have already bought one with what I…

Started by aaron dennis in Uncategorized

3 Jun 27
Reply by Abram V

Why is it so hard to get started in farming

As a new poster on here I thought I would ask the question, why is it so hard to get started in farming? I have applied to the FSA at least…

Started by Michael Rasmussen in Starting an Operation

5 Jun 16
Reply by Joshua J. Brock

Alfalfa seed bed preparation

I'm pretty sure for a lot of people this is done and over with. What are people's ways of getting an alfalfa stand? Do you use oats or a co…

Started by Jeremy Karsten in Uncategorized

2 May 23
Reply by Brett Krug

8 Twitter Agvocates

Here are a few of my favorite Twitter accounts to follow for insightful, entertaining agriculture updates:

Started by Jessie Scott in Technology

0 May 20




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