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Birding by ear before the world wakes up

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Wood thrushes returned the last week in April, so I know spring has officially arrived.

Big food dishes out more baloney

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Does Sysco have too big of a market influence?

Your boat’s oil can help reveal various issues

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Wouldn’t it be great if we could measure the health of our boat motors so easily? Indeed, we can.

Ask FSA Andy about filing your AD-1026 form

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Changes mandated through the 2014 Farm Bill require producers to have a Highly Erodible Land Conservation and Wetland Conservation Certification (AD-1026) on file.

Market Monitor: Good planting progress, bad prices

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The nation as a whole is now at 75 percent planted, versus an average of 57 percent. We added 20 percent last week in the country, and were only 55 percent planted.

The many faces of mulch: Choosing the best for your lawn and garden

Friday, May 8, 2015

When you think of mulch, wood chips are probably the first thing that comes to mind. But mulch is anything that provides cover for your soil.

Electric fencing can be a great grazing management tool for farmers

Thursday, May 7, 2015

As I have fielded phone calls and made farm visits since my last article, the two main topics seem to be the lack of early spring growth leading to the overgrazing of the late winter pasture, and electric fence problems. My sister called a few days before Easter and wanted to sell all of the […]

Oliver tractor manufacturing was ‘saved’ by Russia

Thursday, May 7, 2015

There are tons of interesting stories from the old days of farm equipment manufacturing.

DairyPalooza: A vision becomes reality

Thursday, May 7, 2015

The vision, the goals, the super human effort came together for everyone at DairyPalooza Northeast held at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds.

Ask FSA Andy about reporting your acreage

Thursday, May 7, 2015

In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit their local County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline.

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