Friday Facts, Fun and Food

As another week comes to a close, our thoughts are with those in Oklahoma.

Study concludes that internet access increases small farm gross income approximately $2,200 to $2,700 per year.  For purposes of the study, small farm was defined as a farm with a gross cash farm income of $250,000 or less.

Here’s an interesting post on the progress of corn planting but why we are below the record pace of planting.

The ACRE deadline is approaching quickly — the deadline to apply is June 3.

SDSU offers its drought outlook for South Dakota.

Farmers especially should consider estate planning sooner rather than later.  As part of that consideration, this is a great overview of why to involve the entire family during estate planning.

Interested in free ice cream?  Then head over to the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Food Processing Center on East Campus on June 9 from 1-5 p.m.  Also available are tours of the Center’s pilot plants, as well as interactive displays on sensory testing, marketing, food safety, and more.

Want something a little different for Memorial Day weekend?  May I suggest Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken?

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