Friday, July 29, 2016

They say money is the root of all evil, but when it comes to modern gifting that's not even remotely true.

I attended my first high school football banquet this month. My daughter was recognized with the freshman cheerleaders.

Sometimes there is no accounting for our fears. Now, I am not talking about the rational, based-in-logic fears.

This winter is the most expensive period of livestock production. Cold, wet weather increases the nutrient requirements of farm animals and the grass has stopped growing.

About the time most Americans werecarving their Thanksgiving turkey, Australia's virtual wheat export monopoly, AWB Ltd, was being carved up like a Christmas turkey - a Christmas turkey for U.

(Editor's note: Generally, Janie Jenkins' column runs every other week and this would be her 'off week.

As news of Tickle Me Elmo's drug bust sped across the wire, there was only one conclusion that could be drawn from the tragedy: clearly sesame seed is a gateway drug.

If your family is facing the difficult decision of how to transfer the ownership and management of your farm to the next generation, or if you looking for advice about which strategy might work best for your family, you need to take advantage of the Ohio State University Extension-sponsored Building for the Successful Transition of Your Agricultural Business workshops.

I was talking to a friend who comes in the consignment shop where I work. She had her own business before she retired and is used to dealing with people.

For years, farmers' hearts would leap when the word "ethanol" appeared in a newspaper headline. Now farmers almost dread it because they know the ensuing story is likely to outline the inevitable bust that awaits them if the current unplanned, willy-nilly ethanol boom continues.
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