Farmers depend on tuning into the world around them. Like a textbook, they read the land, plants and animals they raise for a living to determine their management choices.
Old wills, and I mean really old wills, are fascinating to read. They’re a way to learn about how our ancestors lived, as well as seeing what worldly goods were important to them.
The big hand hit six and we were on our way north, heading for Fairport Harbor, Ohio, to see if we could luck into a batch of yellow perch.
Insects thrive during the warmth of summer, and many are conspicuous and familiar.
The Farm Service Agency continues to have loan funds available in all categories of the loan programs.
The scope of a pipeline company’s activities may impact your farm operation for a long time to come. Don’t rush anything, and get it in writing! Tips for landowners.
Farmers should take time to examine the five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling.
Congress left a lot undone, before going on summer recess.
Mowing the lawn doesn’t have to be a dreaded chore.
According to Ohio wildlife officials, a mountain lion was sighted recently near Wintersville in Jefferson County, Ohio.
Just this past week, a friend and I got to talking about how certain traditions have been handed down, some by family, others through the law of life’s essentials.
There has been a move afoot for some time to relax (see also: dumb down) the English language.
When my wife and I left on vacation July 21, I felt pangs of guilt. I had been hosting a growing number of ruby-throated hummingbirds at my feeders since early May.
As you can see from the wide variety of weather Ohio experiences in a seven-month period, one may want to consider some type of coverage on their crops that they invest their time and money into planting.
Relaxing in a hammock with a good book is a great way to relax on a warm summer afternoon. Here are a few titles that have recently caught my eye.
The 17th Annual Texas Longhorn show was staged July 19 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio.
Summertime memories of being a kid on the farm.
Hello Again! Change is inevitable. Change is good. Change is a necessity. These phrases may seem like profound words of wisdom, but seriously we all know change occurs. The only constant regarding change that I know of, is when I slam my Tundra truck door, that change (coins) flies out of my ashtray in the […]
The Obama administration is hoping a new rural development fund will lure new investors and investments in rural regions.
I consider myself an “expert” on parenting on par with my “expertise” in machine gunnery or quantum physics.