Friday, February 12, 2016

"I'd passed the teacher test. I was being offered the job of an itinerant replacement teacher in northern Arizona. The school that was expecting...

Today we don't think of Ohio as being "The West," although it was 170 years ago. I have bound volumes of an Albany, N.Y....

Holmes Co., Alpine Cheese water quality trading project is successfulThe idea set forth to Holmes SWCD and others was relatively straightforward, yet innovative. The...

Greetings!Congratulations to all the newly elected and re-elected county committee members. Their responsibilities begin immediately as the first official meeting this month will require...

When Wes Jackson, Wendell Berry and Fred Kirschenmann get together, conversation, laughter and ideas flow. Other than a closeness in age, the three appear...

Through the years, I have occasionally strayed off the strictly educational or informative path in this column. It is happening again today… because late...

We wait with abated breath the results of USDA's research to see if the trading of the last couple of months makes sense. Then, we anticipate the reaction to the reports.

You know what our problem is? "We've spent decades trying to distance ourselves from traditional notions of Work," says Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe.

Farmers need to embrace their new/old role in the food chain, engage with eaters everywhere through outreach and education. We should "own" the food issue.

It will be interesting to see what the Great Lakes offer fishermen during the coming months. If last summer serves as a predictor, there...
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