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Love of land runs deep at family farms

Thursday, April 9, 2015

When you grow up on a farm, you have a connection to the land like no one else.

Where’s the SNAP charity and love?

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Perhaps we can agree that spending just $3, and maybe even $4, out of every $1,000 of GDP isn’t too much for the richest country in the history of the world to feed its hungry.

Consider that pipeline’s impact to your pasture and hay fields

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Consider all the effects of pipelines, including to your forage crops.

Pick a chick: Choose the best breed of poultry for your backyard

Friday, April 3, 2015

Ask a dozen a poultry enthusiasts what the best breed of chicken is and you’ll get a dozen different answers.

Doris, the Queen Mother of the flock

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Doris the Dorset has earned herself a new name, and she just keeps teaching us all sorts of things whether we want to learn it or not.

Fairy diddles are nocturnal, but very common

Thursday, April 2, 2015

I gently poked the nest until I saw some movement. Suddenly two big black eyes stared back at me. It was a flying squirrel.

Favorite pastime: Past presidents liked to hunt

Thursday, April 2, 2015

George Washington was just one of several U.S. presidents who found hunting a favorite pastime.

Manure plans start with management

Thursday, April 2, 2015

There are definitely water quality issues in areas of Ohio that have been the driving force behind the movement to pass new regulations concerning manure and fertilizer applications. So what’s a farmer to do?

Ask FSA Andy about enrolling in ARC or PLC

Thursday, April 2, 2015

The new farm bill has been extended until April 7, so if you have questions, contact your local FSA office.

Purging the unused, but making new memories

Thursday, April 2, 2015

It’s funny how the things we loved can one day become the things we can no longer stand the sight of.

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