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.
Psst…do you want to know a secret? Kids aren’t very good at keeping them.
My vacations, as always, are a bit unpredictable.
The Washington Nationals are the real show in our nation’s Capital.
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.
This marked the third year for the OSU Dairy Industry Study Abroad.
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.
Back in 1974 a local pigeon fancier imported a flock of about 50 Eurasian collared-doves to the Bahamas.
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.
I spent July 12 at the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club’s 33rd annual show, at their well-developed grounds along Route 322.
Like farming practices, conservation has changed a lot over the years.
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 […]
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.
During the Sew Sew Sweet 4-H sewing club’s June meeting, a member brought up her idea for her community project.
The Pymatuning Valley FFA chapter has remained busy the first month of summer.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, there now are federal commodity checkoffs for beef, blueberries, Christmas trees, cotton, dairy products, eggs, fluid milk, Hass avocados, “Honey Packers and Importers,” lamb, mango, mushrooms, paper and paper-based packaging, peanuts, popcorn, pork, potatoes, processed raspberries, softwood lumber, sorghum, soybeans and watermelons.
Hello again, One of the greatest challenges facing U.S. farmers is marketing their production at a profit. The last couple of years, corn and soybeans were selling near record highs and most farmers, even those with no marketing strategy, fared well. The next few years, with crop prices falling, offer a different story. The Farm […]
It’s the crackling of the fire, the warmth of flames, the simple comfort of the stone fireplace, which highlight our evenings, which over the years have become treasured times of comradery, friendly jokes, and memories shared.
We are bombarded with advice from all directions. It comes first from our parents and family, and then it is spoken by friends, teachers, 4-H advisers, and other adults (like Extension educators!).
Are you making sure you aren’t doing enough? Have you really embraced the vacation mindset and given yourself permission to let things go?