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Love and family, it just goes together

Thursday, July 24, 2014

To family we are born.

Outdoor magazines are a great read, for all ages

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Outdoor magazines (the kind you get in the mail, hold in your hand, and leaf through while riding a recliner) are as popular as ever, a rare fact considering that today’s reliance on hand-held devises to deliver all that is news.

Building steps to a ‘home sweet home’

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Building a new home is an exciting yet stressful time in anyone’s life. However, with just a little investigating and some simple questions, the process can run smoothly.

Observing summer deer is a real outdoor treat

Thursday, July 24, 2014

About three weeks ago I noticed a doe and her twin fawns passing leisurely through the yard shortly before 7 a.m.

‘Missouri Farmers Care’ falls short in some major areas

Thursday, July 24, 2014

You’d think that a state constitution eight times longer than the U.S. Constitution might cover every right, act or idea any of its citizens might need, do or ponder.

Ask FSA Andy about FSA tips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

It’s Friday afternoon and I’m trying to figure out what to write for FSA Andy.

Through the eyes of a 4-year-old

Thursday, July 17, 2014

It has proven to be true: you can take the country boy off of the farm, but you can’t sweep the country off the boy.

No secret to success in cattle business

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Psst…do you want to know a secret? Kids aren’t very good at keeping them.

What I hit on my summer vacation …

Thursday, July 17, 2014

My vacations, as always, are a bit unpredictable.

Silly season, again, in Washington

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Washington Nationals are the real show in our nation’s Capital.

Don’t be the butt log of your harvest

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What would you say, if I were to tell you I would give you $25,000 dollars to select cut some veneer quality white oak 20 inches and greater DBH out of your woods.

Dairy farming across the Big Pond

Thursday, July 17, 2014

This marked the third year for the OSU Dairy Industry Study Abroad.

Plenty left to experience in Ohio this summer

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ohio anglers and recreational boaters who frequent the walleye rich western basin of Lake Erie, a reef and structure rich section of the big lake, are just weeks away from what has become an annual summer plague, the onslaught of blue-green algae.

Where did Eurasian Collared-Dove come from? 

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Back in 1974 a local pigeon fancier imported a flock of about 50 Eurasian collared-doves to the Bahamas.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Natalie Miller, a senior at Miami Trace High School and a member of the Miami Trace FFA chapter, was elected to serve on the 2014-2015 Ohio FFA State Officer Team as State Secretary.

Fordson collection is a fortunate find

Thursday, July 17, 2014

I spent July 12 at the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club’s 33rd annual show, at their well-developed grounds along Route 322.

Conservation through the years

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Like farming practices, conservation has changed a lot over the years.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of July 17, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — Geauga PrimeTime 4H Club met June 17 to discuss preparation for the upcoming Skillathon. There were 30 minute species meetings to help the younger and less experienced members learn what they need to pass Skillathon. Also at the meeting a committee was formed to help find a gift for the buyers to […]

USDA acreage reporting deadline is July 15

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ohio Farm Service Agency Executive Director Steven Maurer reminds farmers that July 15 is the deadline to file an acreage report for spring seeded crops.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 10, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

During the Sew Sew Sweet 4-H sewing club’s June meeting, a member brought up her idea for her community project.

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