FARM LIFE NEWS
The Farmer in All of Us
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Mon Dec 23, 2013 07:37 AM CST

Amidst the flashy and sometimes stupid commercials on Super Bowl Sunday 2013, one stood out for its quiet message. "So God Made a Farmer" was a lean, evocative tribute to farmers everywhere. It featured powerful photographs of farm folks going about their daily lives. Color and sepia toned images floated in front of the emotional words and the iconic voice of the late broadcaster Paul Harvey. The two-minute spot struck a chord (I know there was not a dry eye in my living room.) and was the subject of conversation for weeks. "Did you see ... ?"

"So God Made ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
View From the Cab
View From the Cab
Sales Tax Relief for Nebraska Farmers
Woodbury: Farm Family Business
Ranch Hands
Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl
Ebola Hits West Africa Hard
Russ' Vintage Iron
View From the Cab
Technology of a Winning Game Plan