People and profiles from rural America

American Farmland Trust Holds First National Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference

Press Release

American Farmland Trust will be holding the Farmland, Food and Livable Communities Conference October 20-22, in Lexington, Kentucky.

Tractor Supply Announces Second Annual National FFA Scholarship Program

Press Release

Tractor Supply Company customers donated $362,324 for youth scholarships, FFA funding in 2013.

The Ups and Downs of Slope Side Living, Part 3

By Allan Douglas

The final installment of this mountain man’s description of life in the land of sloping surfaces.

AIRBORN Boats Introduces New FishDeck

Press Release

The AIRBORN FishDeck stand up paddle board was specifically designed for anglers at the Atlantic City Boat Show.


Braving the Virginia Winter

By Benjamin Baer

It was 5 degrees and there was 3.5 inches of snow on the ground ... we're definitely not in Texas anymore!

The Times They Are A-Changin'

By Benjamin Baer

Big changes are happening for the Backyard Baers.

From Summer to Winter

By Mary Carton

Summer left and we went straight into winter. Fall harvests are winding down and Christmas events have started. The fall colors have been spectacular.

Life in the Mountains: Wildfires

By Allan Douglas

In the fall trees are dry and highly flammable. A fire can spread rapidly, and wildfires are a part of life here in the mountains.