Farmers' Almanac Blog
Are the Dog Days of Summer back? Last week we welcomed the arrival of fall, but record-breaking temperatures from Minnesota to Maine have been sweltering and summer-like. What’s going on? We explain.
On the occasion of a 200th birthday, we are filling a time capsule to be opened in 2042. What should go inside?
We’ve been getting a lot of questions about the August 21st solar eclipse, including why does the shadow move from west to east? Find out.
From apple pie to white picket fences, ever wonder how and why certain symbols and characters became associated with the United States? Find out!
Before you recycle, donate, or sell your phone or computer, there are important steps you must take before the device gets into someone else’s hands.
Meet the three farmers who exemplify outstanding farming practices, tradition, and innovation, earning them the title of Farmer of the Year!
Honoring farmers is our goal this year. After all there stories are truly some of the most inspirational. Here are ten honorable mentions of our Farmer of the Year contest.
Many cultures around the globe and throughout history have come up with some crazy tales to explain why the Sun goes dark. We have a list of some of the strangest.
Every week, we receive a lot of correspondence from our readers, which been known to shock, inform, perplex, and entertain. Here’s a list of some of our favorites.