Tuesday, May 31, 2016

You and I know that if we put the horse before the cart the chances of going anywhere are a million times better than if we put the cart first.

If you still remember a painful encounter with the "business end" of an ill-tempered honey bee, you are likely to have limited appreciation for...

This spring has been more stressful than most. With what seemed like endless rain and critical planting decisions to be made with imperfect information, I don’t think there is a farmer in Ohio who didn’t experience more stress this spring than during an ordinary planting season.

Now that spring migration is over, many birders can be broken into two groups -- those who love their binoculars and those who don't....

The shutdown of Bionol, the ethanol plant in Clearfield, Pa., has thrown a monkey wrench into grain marketing in the East currently. A plant...

A couple declarations are in order. Bouncing waves, a warm summer day, and fast fishing action makes for a grade “A” Father’s Day activity....

In our part of the world, 38 inches of rain is very common annually. Some of this rain doesn't soak in and must go somewhere -- and there's the problem for land owners and managers. You have instantly become a responsible party.

I would like to call to order this meeting of the fellow Mean Mothers of America (MMoA). Our first order of business will be to erect a statue (chocolate, of course) to Mark Zuckerberg, Founder of the social networking site, Facebook.

The nomination period for local Farm Service Agency county committees began June 15. I urge all farmers to participate in this year's county committee elections by nominating candidates by the Aug. 1 deadline.

With an E. coli outbreak in Germany having sickened over 2,500, afflicted 650 or so with acute kidney failure and, as of June 8,...
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