If there is one lesson Heather Senn wants to teach her kids, it’s that life is precious.
Things rarely go the way you expect in a veterinary clinic.
After the dry summer, we experienced last year, it is fantastic to be starting the planting season with some rain. As of mid-May, planting season has been in full swing for three weeks on our farm. Our first field planted just started to pop out of the ground and the 1.8 inches of rain we ha…
International trade and policy is one of three tracks students can explore at the Summer Ag Academy in Fargo, N.D.
If there’s one thing that Avery Zeisler is passionate about, it’s educating others about the vital impact of agriculture.
“Lots of students graduate debt free. Paid internships are a big part of that.”
To wrap up the 95th South Dakota State FFA Convention, six members were elected to serve as the 2023-2024 South Dakota State FFA officer team and two members were elected to serve as the 2023-2024 South Dakota State FFA ambassadors.
The late Eugene and Stella Nagel family of Gettysburg received the South Dakota FFA Foundation’s 2023 Family of the Year Award.
The blue corduroy jacket is a familiar symbol of the FFA organization, worn as part of official dress during most FFA activities. On April 17th at the South Dakota FFA convention in Brookings, as part of a SD FFA Living to Serve Day, members removed their jackets and rolled up their sleeves …
The FFA Agriscience Fair is the culmination of weeks, if not months of research conducted by each student.
The 94th Minnesota FFA Convention is just ahead for fortunate FFA students. Held at the University of Minnesota campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul, FFA members will spend April 23-25 in competition, service work, career planning, delegate sessions and more.
A nine-month-old grant program is offering help to young people who want to learn more about farming in the Midwest – and specifically dairy farming.
Haley Madson, a first-grade teacher at St. Anne’s School in Le Sueur, has been named the 2023 recipient of the Minnesota Agriculture in the Classroom (MAITC) Outstanding Teacher Award. This annual award recognizes teachers for their creative efforts to integrate agriculture into their classr…
Aidan Heitkamp, a senior at Tri-Valley High School in Colton, South Dakota, has accepted a Build Dakota scholarship sponsored in part by Agtegra Cooperative. Heitkamp, who plans to study agronomy at Mitchell Technical College, is Agtegra’s first Build Dakota scholar.
Four sisters from Bradley, South Dakota, ranging in age from 16 to 6, made a mark at the Watertown Winter Farm Show Feb. 11, when they had not one but two heifers competing for the supreme row female title.
But one Platte, South Dakota, teenager has a unique livestock FFA project. Harper Kirshe, a junior at Platte High School, raises alpacas.
Most people have a tendency to dislike bees. Abbie Chase is not like most people.
Two Harrisburg FFA members are sharpening their metalworking skills.
Today kicks of National FFA Week. A new chapter in South Dakota's largest city is giving kids a chance to dive into ag topics.
This Wisconsin family finds a friendly atmosphere at the Sioux Empire Livestock Show, and it keeps them coming back year after year.
A childhood dream to be a farmer might seem unreachable for a kid who didn't grow up on a farm, but Davis Behle just kept dreaming.
Justin Taubenheim, 31, sports far fewer gray hairs than your normal Nebraska farmer. The average age of a principal Nebraska farm or ranch operator: 56.4 years old, according to a 2017 United States Department of Agriculture census report.
Young people involved in agriculture are invited to attend a one-day conference at South Dakota State University (SDSU) in Brookings, S.D., Jan. 21.
Applications for the Billie Sutton Leadership Institute's 2023 Sutton Leaders and Rural POWER programs opened Jan. 1.
No one cares if you come to meetings with windblown hair and manure on their pants, because they’ve all been there.