Friday, February 12, 2016

Talking recently to an area trapper and avid collector of mouse traps, yes mouse traps, I came to think about famous mice I've been...

A SURE CUREThere are many things through out life that change with the passing of time. The other day I was watching a television...

There are some things that get my attention, which I realize most people wouldn't even hear in random conversation. I was standing in line...

John Winchell is a rock star. Well, not a head-banging musician or Mick Jagger-like rock star, but a dairy rock star. And he's got...

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....
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