National Hog Farmer is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.


Max Armstrong shares the story of an engagement in Nebraska. (audio)

Stock investors aren't worried market will tank. The job market is humming. Stock market is looking good. We, it appears, aren't worried.

A bill is moving through Illinois state legislature to require teaching of cursive in schools. School district administrators worry about impact on their school system. Opponents point to texting, tweeting and contend no need for cursive for tomorrow's adults. Direct message me @MaxArmstrong on Twitter with your opinion.

Salute farmer in east central Nebraska who has reminded us that planting is not all that matters in spring. Sam tweeted that she thought she was bringing food out to planter when he surprised her with a ring. 

Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.