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Harrison SWCD hits 70 years in conservation education, service

Thursday, June 4, 2015

The SWCD’s mission statement is “to promote stewardship by providing education and technical assistance to cooperators for the conservation of our natural resources.”

Country life keeps us tranquil

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Dad said there was no greater gift than his children and their children, and raising them on a farm provides the great opportunity to raise children right, with respect and responsibility and a joy in work from an early age.

Eagle eye

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Today, I am writing this in on my mobile phone while my son is undergoing his Board of Review to become an Eagle Scout.

Good start to growing season, but just a start

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Spring is off to a good start, but issues could still arise.

My American heroes? Farmers!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

In the first week of May, American farmers seeded over 35 percent of this year’s projected corn acreage — in one week!

Grain markets: Rain makes grain, or so we hope

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

The mentality of the grain traders seems to be that we are going to have huge crops at cheap prices. This will be another marketing season for “As the Stomach Turns,” says grain merchandiser Marlin Clark.

10 tips to grow a container garden

Friday, May 29, 2015

Container gardens can be grown anywhere by gardeners of all skill levels and ability.

Parenting: Between a rock and hard place

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Columnist Kym Seabolt on parenting: “I am raising adults — not children. If my children were to stay children all their lives, I would have done things a lot differently. I would have worried less about character and their ability to make it on their own.”

Keep safe distance from young in the wild

Thursday, May 28, 2015

When you encounter wildlife, enjoy it from a safe distance.

Facts and predictions: If you boat, be prepared

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Mike Tontimonia shares previously unknown facts, unheard predictions, published stuff and other outdoor goodies having to do with towing boats.

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