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The confirmation this week of Southern Rust in Georgia and Texas is a good ‘kick start’ towards at least thinking about a disease management in this year’s corn crop. Commodity prices, current stands, and upcoming weather all play roles in determining the economic viability of disease preven…

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The confirmation this week of Southern Rust in Georgia and Texas is a good ‘kick start’ towards at least thinking about a disease management in this year’s corn crop. Commodity prices, current stands, and upcoming weather all play roles in determining the economic viability of disease preven…

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The last 3 weeks I have been “swamped” at work, considering I’ve been swamping around in farm ponds. I’ve seen everything from well-manicured and landscaped shorelines to huge slopes, the kind you can roll into the pond. I’ve seen some pretty clear water and then one that smelled like a sewe…

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There is a special devotion that has been popular in the Catholic Church for a very long time that is called praying the “Way of the Cross” or “Stations of the Cross.” It involves recalling 14 different moments in the day of Christ’s crucifixion and saying a prayer for each that is related t…

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Water is essential to the survival of all living things. It helps to regulate your body temperature, lubricate your joints, and helps transport nutrients to provide energy and keep you healthy.

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According to the Alzheimer’s Association, over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), increasing to 16 million in 30 years. The cost of caring for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is estimated to total $259 billion this year, increasing to $1.1 trillion (i…

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After a long day, the feeling of a cozy bed is so satisfying. But over time, sweat, body oil, and allergens like dust mites can start to build up. The American Cleaning Institute® recommends these steps to keep your bedding clean and comfortable.

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Whether your tax fund is $500 or $3,500, it can mean a real impact on your personal and financial well-being. Before you spend your refund on a big-screen TV or iPad, try to think through your options, even the ones that aren’t especially exciting or glamorous.

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The Atchison Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met virtually via Zoom on March 13.

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March is National Nutrition Month, from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Personalize Your Plate.”

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Cabin fever is a popular term for a relatively common reaction to being isolated or confined for an extended period of time. Cabin fever is not a specific diagnosis but rather a constellations of symptoms that can occur under these circumstances.