New twenty dollar bills at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington, DC(Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government Giveaway

Conveniently-timed for Obama’s reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.


Wilson Farm in Lexington

Dry Weather Not Bothering Local Farmers

Scott Wilson, of Wilson Farm in Lexington, says the hot, dry conditions are perfect for growing crops.


An eggplant plant damaged by Japanese beetles. (Photo Credit: Lana Jones)

Destructive Japanese Beetles Arrive Early, Cause Headaches For Mass. Farmers

The south coast of Massachusetts is getting hit particularly hard this summer with those swarming bugs that ruin trees and crops.


File Image (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Working In The Commonwealth: Farmers, Artists Following Their Dream

Farmers and artists are following their dream in Massachusetts despite tough economic times.



Curious If There’s Artificial Hormones In Milk

Farmer Mark Duffy milks his cows at Great Brook Farm in Carlisle every eight hours, every day. It’s the only way he can step up production naturally….