Archive for November, 2013


A trip with Laura Ingalls Wilder

Thursday, January 27, 2005

While many are familiar with The Little House on The Prairie tales from Laura Ingalls Wilder, many have never read the diary she kept while traveling from South Dakota to Mansfield, Mo.

The most to lose: Social Security ‘reform’ to hit rural America hardest

Thursday, January 27, 2005

No American group has more to lose in Social Security reform than farmers, ranchers and other rural dwellers, according to USDA demographic and income data.

Muffins In A Melting Pan

Thursday, January 27, 2005

“I’m in the mood for blueberry muffins, Mom,” Kathie announced to me in mid-morning during a long weekend off school.

Dialing up the ‘good old days’

Thursday, January 27, 2005

I am raising ingrates.
My children, like so many others, are ferried about in the automotive equivalent of a living room.

Quarantine prohibits moving wood out of emerald ash borer regions

Thursday, January 27, 2005

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – A change in the state’s emerald ash borer quarantine now prohibits the movement of all nonconiferous firewood out of regulated areas in Ohio and Michigan, announced Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Fred Dailey.

Program helps gear manure haulers to become environmental managers

Thursday, January 27, 2005

MARYSVILLE, Ohio – Some people look at a large livestock farm’s manure storage pond and just see waste.

Ohioans shine in national ag contests

Thursday, January 27, 2005

COLUMBUS – All three Ohio Farm Bureau Federation young farmer contestants reached the finals in their competitions during the American Farm Bureau annual meeting in Charlotte, N.

Official scorers say Ohio deer sets state record

Thursday, January 27, 2005

COLUMBUS – A white-tailed deer killed last fall in Warren County is an Ohio record, and if approved by national scoring organizations, will also rank among the top 10 all-time largest “typical” deer in the world, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

Husband and wife win auctioneer contest

Thursday, January 27, 2005

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A husband and wife team won the two highest honors in the Pennsylvania Auctioneer Association Bid Callers Contest at the Pennsylvania Farm Show.


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