Friday, December 9, 2016
Christmas tree

When Christmas is over and your tree begins to drop its needles, don’t put it out for the garbage.

Oil is falling, transportation is changing, and who know knows what that might mean for 2015.

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack withdrew his proposal to create a second beef checkoff program Dec. 19.
corn husk angel

Kids get a kick out of making angels from corn husks, but also enjoy filling glass ornaments with seeds. Even the teenagers in the family tolerate spray painting components for the baskets.

Volunteers with OSU Extension Master Gardeners participated in Wreaths Across America, which places wreaths on veterans' graves.
Propane

A propane shortage last January left agriculture producers and home consumers scrambling to keep their home warm in one of the coldest winters in recent history.

A month’s worth of online public comments on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s proposed implementation of a second beef checkoff program closed Dec. 10, three days before House and Senate passage of 2015 funding legislation. But that didn’t stop legislators from weighing in on the matter.
wrapping gifts

There are numerous alternatives to bows, wrapping paper, gift boxes and store-bought gift tags, and they all come from materials you have around the house.

ACLU threatens legal action against Wayne County school over allegations a tutor was terminated for expressing his vegan views.
Milk cows

Lower grain and fuel prices will spell relief for livestock farmers. However, rent and land values remain high.
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