From my Looking Back Department, comes this glimpse of farming in July of 1938 (I was almost five years old), as recorded in the pages of Successful Farming magazine. On the cover is a color photograph of a straw-hatted and bib overall clad farmer in front of his Farmall F-20 tractor enjoying a tin cupful […]
Countryside Conservancy is giving specialty crop growers a chance to improve their business practices with three webinars by veteran farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard.
If I would ask the question, “what are living trees good for,” I would probably get a large response.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides at two locations in coming weeks.
Ohio State Professor Emeritus Mo Saif is one of 15 individuals appointed to serve on the board of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research.
Opening day for Lake Erie Perch is today, regardless of when today is because every day is the best day to go “perching.” While fall is the best time to get a box full of really big fish, any other time is good enough. Lake Erie and Yellow Perch To be sure, Erie’s big stuff […]
If most Americans followed commodity prices as blindly as they follow the Kardashians, the national dinner menu might well feature bushels of cheaper-by-the-day grains and teaspoons of record-priced pork, beef, poultry and fish.
Grain prices have mostly continued lower the last week, although wheat shows signs of a bottom and the soybeans have had erratic trading that seems like indecision day-traders taking profits.
Outdoor magazines are good for kids, and adults.
Deer are active in the summer, and enjoyable to watch, from a safe distance.
As we enter the thick of summer I find my kids, now teens, going in many different directions. Gone are the long hours spent blowing bubbles on the porch, sticky Popsicle drips and sandbox sand. These are the days of “Mom can I go / meet / do?” and “Mom I’ve got to work until […]
The Class III price moved from $24.31 in April to $22.57 in May followed by $21.36 in June.
As we enter the thick of summer I find my kids, now teens, going in many different directions.
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 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.
About three weeks ago I noticed a doe and her twin fawns passing leisurely through the yard shortly before 7 a.m.
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.
It’s Friday afternoon and I’m trying to figure out what to write for FSA Andy.