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Vermicomposting: How to turn waste into compost over winter

Friday, October 9, 2015

Vermicomposting is an effective way to manage food waste over winter, plus it creates plenty of dark, rich compost to start seeds in spring.

Home alone

Thursday, October 8, 2015

No matter how much you love each other, I think that too much togetherness after 20 years together may be more than is strictly needed. I say this with love, but I need to miss a person.

Shalaway details his favorite bird feeders

Thursday, October 8, 2015

When readers ask for help selecting a bird feeder, I’m happy to oblige. I bought my first feeder in 1978, so I’ve had lots of experience evaluating them.

Surprise! The history of the speaker of the house repeats itself

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The recent history of the third most powerful constitutional office in the United States, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, is so checkered that you have to seriously question the background of anyone who seeks it.

Coyote encounters make for memorable experience

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The encounter was chilling, but we both knew what to do.

Understanding the Margin Protection Program for Dairy

Thursday, October 8, 2015

MPP-Dairy is more a partial protection against catastrophic losses than an effective risk management tool.

Tree I.D.: Not for the weak of heart

Thursday, October 8, 2015

The Ohio Buckeye Tree is a tree with an identity crisis. We found this out the last several months measuring trees for our Big Tree Contest for 2015.

Some reasons to be optimistic

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Ohio crop harvest ahead of usual, corn yields looking better than expected.

How to prep your coop for cool weather

Friday, October 2, 2015

Prepping chickens for cool weather includes knowledge of poultry health concerns, common symptoms to watch for and recovery care.

The food versus farming gap continues to widen

Thursday, October 1, 2015

There was a time when every farmer was in the same boat. Now, however, the boats are very different.


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