Sunday, February 7, 2016

When the weather broke, U.S. farmers did what they are good at doing, which is running day and night when they can, and sleeping next winter. The results were mixed, and a little confusing to the markets.

A cow is like your car's engine: She needs a radiator to get rid of the heat produced by her metabolism. Cooling cows is a challenge, but one you can't ignore.

Hello Friends:Few things make a farmer happier at retirement than handing his/her farm to someone who also loves working the land. In last week’s...

“I was a strong, hardworking woman raising a family, helping my husband with his business, mowing four acres of yard every week, gardening and holding a job. I felt like superwoman. But as time wore on, so did my health.”

— Janet DeCesare,

from Ticked Off

First, let me state for the record that no dogs were harmed in the making of this column, though not for lack of trying.Great...

I love those moments when I am talking with someone about a natural resources issue and I actually see the light bulb turn on....

Ohio hunters fed a lot of people in recent months by participating in the Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry program. From last winter's...

I CAREThere is no question about it. There are still many people in many places who still care about others. I have heard it...

Biologists love to see species they have never seen before. The best places to see endemic species (those that occur only in isolated geographic...

Was it magic? Was it time-lapse photography? Was it a mirage? How is it that the thicket -- my jungle to the west --...
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