We’ve compiled a list of the top 21 blogs that provide trusted advice and useful tips about farming. These blogs are a must-read, whether you’re a budding farmer or simply curious.
Latham Seeds – The Field Position
Willard Latham and his wife Evelyn founded Latham Seeds in Alexander, Iowa, in 1947. Willard modified a piece of machinery to aid in the cleaning and preservation of oats against diseases. Farmers in the vicinity heard about it, and Latham Seeds was formed. The company started off selling certified seed oats before moving on to soybean cultivation.
Shannon Latham discusses the company, their consumers, and other personal topics such as her recipes. The Field Position is the blog of Latham Seeds, a seed company based in Iowa.
Girl about the Farm
Laura dared to do what we all wish we could do: resign from our professional jobs and pursue a longtime passion. The lovely Cocking Hill farm has about 700 acres of agricultural land with a 2,000-strong flock of New Zealand Romney sheep.
Laura demonstrates what it means to give up city life for driving tractors with fantastic, incisive writings about what daily living on a farm is like, as well as loads of lovely images. Even though it appears to be difficult labor, it seems to be a lot of fun!
Homestead Hill Farm
Barbara Womack’s blog, Homestead Hill Farm, is about faith, farming, and small farms’ challenges.
She and her husband were seeking a method to sustain themselves and their two young kids when they came across a piece of land in Middlebrook, Virginia, in 1997. After receiving advice from friends, they decided to sell their farm produce at the Staunton Farmers’ Market, and they’ve never looked back.
All blog stories are narrated by a farmer who’s also a regular at the Farmers’ Market.
Fill Your Plate
Fill Your Plate, a program of the Arizona Farm Bureau was established in 2007 to develop a special relationship — a standard tie — between Arizona ranchers, farmers, and Arizonans. It’s one of the ways they’re fostering community! Fill Your Plate allows Arizona families and Chefs to locate and buy locally farmed food while also making friends with the ranchers and farmers who provide it.
You’ll find a variety of amusing ways to interact with the site, in addition to the searchable product database. You can ask questions on their Farmer Forum (on Facebook), look up recipes, see what local celebrities are saying about food, and so much more!
The blog run by the Arizona Farm Bureau aims to connect Arizona farmers with customers in relation to what is in season, the places to find it, and how to cook them.
Fresh Eggs Daily
Anyone interested in rearing hens should read Fresh Eggs Daily (or anyone that wants to see cute pictures of fluffy chicks).
Lisa’s blog is jam-packed with duck and chicken farming details, including posts on nutrition, health, and behavior. Her stunning images will brighten your day, and her delectable recipes (all of which need eggs, of course) will have you whipping up a variety of delicious treats!
Kissed a Farmer
Susie Wilde’s blog, Kissed a Farmer, is all about the farmland she started living in when she married her husband, Daniel.
They live in the Chihuahuan Desert of Texas, where they grow dryland cotton.
Food for Thought
Food For Thought is many students from Kansas State University who want to close the gap between consumers and agriculture. The students came together to debate strategies to address the issues of perceptions about an agriculture industry separated from its urban consumers, and the grass-roots organization was born under the direction of faculty advisor Dr. Dan Thomson, the director of K-Beef State’s Cattle Institute, the group consists of graduates, undergraduate, veterinary students, and alumni.
Take a look at how diverse the student body is! (If you look closely, you’ll notice a cotton link!)
The Beef Jar
Megan Brown grew up on a picturesque family farm in Chico, California, raised cows for generations.
She works and lives on the ranch and blogs about it, as well as all the other interesting things she does, such as creating truffle salt (a particular favorite) and growing her adult 4H pigs.
Hannah Binns, a part-time farmer’s daughter, and student increase awareness for her industry through a farming blog that chronicles her activities in and out of the farm.
Her enthusiasm for farming is quite motivating, and it’s encouraging to see someone from a younger generation taking an interest in the industry. Her blog is a great way to get a glimpse into life on a homestead.
The Farmers Daughter
Kelsey, this blog’s author, comes from a long line of farmers and bakers who believe that nothing beats picking their vegetables. She has a BSc. in Geographical Biogeosciences (say that five times fast) from UBC, focusing on geomorphology and ecology. She has always been fascinated by growing things, meteorites, rocks, and volcanoes.
She’s been blogging for a few years and has tackled some major issues as well as everyday occurrences.
Carrie is a dairy farmer with a lot of wonderful ideas. She has a lot of viewpoints and is always willing to express them. She blends them with her own experiences, views, and a sense of humor to create an enjoyable read!
Her blog has numerous posts that assist in persuading people to begin farming.
Girl Meets Bee
Girl Meets Bee takes readers behind the scenes of Frances’ busy life as she tends to her bees and reaps the benefits (honey, plenty of it!). Whether you’re a beekeeper or not, the long and complicated process of making honey is fascinating to learn about, and Frances discusses it with such enthusiasm and insight.
She is exceptionally knowledgeable, and after reading her blog, you will be as well.
Carolyn and her spouse run an organic farm in Minnesota. She primarily writes about farming, faith, family, photography, and food on her blog, dedicated to giving agricultural knowledge while respecting the environment.
She is doing an excellent job of ensuring she keeps her readers up to date on what’s happening on the blog.
Jake’s blog will keep you informed on what’s going on in the farming world, with content ranging from agroforestry to pesticides. His enormous agricultural expertise and enthusiasm are both astonishing and inspirational.
His amusing stories about life on the farm demonstrate that farming is a never-ending adventure that necessitates more early mornings, planning, and devotion than you could ever think!
Crooked Lake Farms
Jill is a new farm blogger who writes about everyday farm life in Alberta. She and her husband, Kelly, graduated from Montana State University and have spent the better part of their careers in various parts of the agricultural sector. Both of them are currently full-time farmers with a strong desire to produce excellent beef products.
Their blog has many beautiful images, including some cool farmer selfies, so take a look.
Kim’s County Line
Kim’s blog features her observations and images from life on a Kansas farm. She’s a farm woman who blogs about farm life, photographs, recipes, and everyday living.
Our Little Coop
A good lifestyle blog is always a reader’s favorite, especially when it includes animals, food, and beautiful photography. Emily, a lifestyle blogger, lives a creative life when she isn’t “raising her chickens, her children, and everything in between.”
She has a beautiful chicken coop to show it! She and her husband are constantly busy homeschooling, cooking, and performing odd DIY projects, all while blogging about it!
This blog discusses how farmers and the dairy sector can better engage with customers using social media and digital communication technologies.
It also has several”how-to” guides for various social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, and YouTube.
The Farmer’s Wifee
The Farmer’s Wifee is a blog that primarily focuses on Krista Stauffer’s Washington State farm. She talks about dairy and the sector, but she also likes to express support for other aspects of agriculture.
Modern Farmer – Farm. Food. Life.
There has been a push to find linkages between what we eat, how we live, and the environment in recent years.
People who desire to be a part of that community should join Modern Farmer. The blog provides scientific research, facts, and data to help people select the healthiest and most organic foods.
Beginning Farmers is your one-stop-shop for information on starting a farm, designing a new farm, getting funds, and finding land.
Their blog covers everything from rearing hens and goats to mushroom cultivation, urban farms, and commercial farming.
Here are all the fantastic blogs we’ve compiled to inspire you to pursue your farm ownership goals or support a new generation of farmers.