Saturday, October 1, 2016

My daughter and I made plans to go see the new Charlotte's Web movie just the minute it was released in our area after having seen the initial previews.

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.

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

Look, I don't want to alarm anyone, but last week was Thanksgiving. How did that happen? It seems like only yesterday, I was first perusing the Christmas holiday decor alongside the Fourth of July merchandise.

My family gathered around Dad's dining room table for Thanksgiving dinner. After lingering over the trimmings, we talked about walking off some of our over-indulgence.
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