farming

What Does Federally Legal Hemp Mean For Me, An Average Guy Who Just Likes to Get High?

On January 1, 2019, the “Farm Bill” took effect, lifting the federal ban on the domestic, commercial production of hemp with 0.3 percent THC or…

The Farmers’ Guide to the Farmer’s Tan

For soft-handed laptop jockeys like myself, merely existing in the sun with a T-shirt on can result in an intense farmer’s tan. This would be…

A Brief History of Selling Livestock Semen

For me, it started with Mr. Immambo. Fifteen years ago, I was near the end of a road trip. It was a wonderful and strange adventure,…

Why My Fellow Farmers Are Killing Themselves

Last week, The Guardian published a powerful feature about how farmers and ag workers are killing themselves at a rate five times that of the…