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Good conservation can lead to better water quality

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It only makes sense we want the manure to remain where it is applied for it to be most profitable.

Jake: More than a dog, he was a buddy

Thursday, January 15, 2015

In a lifetime, every man is entitled to a few things. The rest is earned.

January USDA reports move grain markets

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Corn outlook: “I am not bullish, but I am friendly to the idea of new highs. We can’t have high prices without a 1 billion carryout in corn. We have to look to the new crop for help there.”

Add heritage breed livestock to your farm

Friday, January 9, 2015

“Heritage” is an umbrella term that embraces pure breeds of livestock and poultry with deep histories in the United States. And many farmers are working to bring them from the brink of extinction.

Get the checkbook: Let the boat buying begin!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The stars are aligned. The bills mostly paid. You’ve been dreaming about it and permission has finally been granted by the keeper of the purse strings.

Remember to educate yourself, and your friends, about farming

Thursday, January 8, 2015

As producers, we have many opportunities to share and educate.

New year, same focus on water quality

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Water quality continues to be a focus, for farmers and everyone else.

Be real when assessing your dairy risk

Thursday, January 8, 2015

In all likelihood, expect a tough year for dairy production.

When two or more animal species gather in nature

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Many of us owe our interest in nature to books or films we experienced as children.

Ask FSA Andy about the MicroLoans program

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Farm loan program has been extended.

2015 is dirt’s big year to shine

Thursday, January 8, 2015

This year, center your resolutions around soil health.

On raising kids – and kids

Thursday, January 8, 2015

As the children grow and change I have really enjoyed watching how the interaction between adult and child changes.

Striving for unity gives us strength

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Johnny, who so easily could have turned a blind eye to this wounded soul, instead determined he would take the freshman under his wing.

Grain prices perk up after the holidays

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The rebound is nice, but grain merchandiser Marlin Clark says it is hard to be actually bullish without solid fundamental news in this country.

Supporting agriculture in Ohio will remain a top priority

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The past four years have certainly been a time of change and progress for Ohio’s agriculture industry.

Backyard chickens for beginners

Friday, January 2, 2015

Backyard chickens are common in rural areas, but chicken farming is becoming increasingly popular in urban areas, especially with Millennials.

You’re right, I’m wrong… Next!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Readers respond to Alan Guebert’s columns from second half of 2014.

Resolve to become a better steward of the land

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Become a better steward of the land in 2015 (even if you don’t own any land).

A fresh start for the new year, for you and your grain marketing plan

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Plan a disciplined series of sales that get the grain bins emptied before the rest of the farmers look around and realize they have to empty the bins for next year.

Record books show Ohio’s hunting history

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Happy New Year, the day when most Ohio deer hunters resolve to kill a giant, a whitetail buck that merits a spot in the Ohio record book.

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