Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Monthly Archives: April 2005

These days, everyone wants a say in how you manage the natural resources of your land. Your water, your soil, your manure, your air - you're bombarded from all sides with input.

When we speak of land conservation, the farmer in each of us tends to think of caring for farm ground in the best possible way.

Today's Southern breeze gently rustles the heavy-headed tulips outside my office window before sweeping through the apple tree to sprinkle a shower of blossom petals onto an emerald lawn.

In response to the appearance of Phakospora pachyrhizi, or soybean rust, in the United States, the USDA developed a federal, state, university and industry framework for surveillance, reporting, prediction and management of soybean rust for the 2005 growing season.

Shopping for my daughter Josie is easy. I envy her this. She knows what she wants, sticks to her list, and makes her choices with little indecision.

He stole my heart with a killer combination of dark good looks, a stunning ability to fix almost anything, and an inexhaustible instinct to take care of me when I'm moody, sick or stressed, which is pretty much always.

WOOSTER, Ohio - The soybean aphid, a pest known to invade Ohio soybean fields each year from the north, has now been found to overwinter in the state.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Fifty-three farms totaling 5,674 acres were preserved during the state farmland preservation board meeting in Harrisburg, Pa.

COLUMBUS - The first peregrine falcon chicks of the 2005 season have hatched in Cleveland at The Cleveland Clinic and Terminal Tower sites; in Lakewood; and in the Village of Cleves, just west of Cincinnati.

WASHINGTON - President George W. Bush and Steve Johnson, EPA acting administrator, honored students at the White House April 21, awarding the 2004 President's Environmental Youth Awards.