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It’s OK to ‘farm like a girl’

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Agriculture is still a man’s world. But we want to show that it’s also a woman’s world. It’s OK to farm like a girl.

Water quality: Farmers, are you doing best you can?

Thursday, January 29, 2015

No matter where you farm, or what you farm, you impact water quality with your production practices and management decisions: Commentary by Editor Susan Crowell

Supporting agriculture in Ohio will remain a top priority

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The past four years have certainly been a time of change and progress for Ohio’s agriculture industry.

Use your influence to talk about farming

Thursday, December 11, 2014

People don’t want to hear from a faceless organization, they want to hear from people they know, or “ordinary” people like them. Farmers like you. Real people.

Farming and communication: Five truths

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Editor Susan Crowell shares five observations on social media and agriculture from Ryan Goodman that are worth noting — and pondering.

Just say no to Black Friday creep: Don’t go shopping on Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 20, 2014

What is it you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving? Family and friends, or saving a buck? Resist shopping on Thanksgiving.

Holstein calf takes sports world by storm

Thursday, October 9, 2014

“Baby Ben,” a calf born on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, has become the unofficial mascot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans everywhere.

Education divide must be bridged

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Editor Susan Crowell urges readers to see education as a public good. “Our future depends on how well we educate all of our children. As one education researcher put it, you ‘can run from public education, but you can’t hide from its consequences.'”

Water issues rising, are you ready?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Every farm owner, every homeowner, every consumer, plays a role in water conservation and protection.

New Coke, typesetting and tractors

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The year I started at Farm and Dairy — 1985 — Coca-Cola attempted to change its 99-year-old formula to attract younger drinkers. Anyone remember “New” Coke? Didn’t think so. Seventy-nine days after its vaunted introduction, the new formula was discontinued and the company reintroduced the original Coke, proving once again, “if it ain’t broke, don’t […]

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