Archive for November, 2013


It’s not delivery, it’s pasture-raised

Thursday, April 27, 2006

I’m intrigued by the growing “local foods” movement and direct marketing of just about anything farm-fledged.

Small town life isn’t for everyone

Thursday, April 27, 2006

I heard a snippet of a conversation while dashing through the grocery store not long ago. A woman, visiting from far away, judging by her New England accent, made the comment to another woman, “I am really considering moving here.

Hmm, how about a tasty catburger?

Thursday, April 27, 2006

While the nation’s farmers leap into spring planting, this office is reluctantly digging through the winter drifts of stories gone undone.

Calves need colostrum to survive

Thursday, April 27, 2006

It’s just a bull. He’ll only be here until ________ (insert your local livestock sale day). No rush feeding him, we won’t be raising him, he’ll be someone else’s problem.

Welcome Spring!

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Warmed by the sun, my bare arms feel free in the fresh spring air, and the heat that builds in my van reminds me of warmer days ahead.

Changing homework habits

Thursday, April 27, 2006

I have spent nearly nine years teaching my children that patience is a virtue (although sadly, not one of mine) and that there are no stupid questions.

Elk fill Bugle Valley’s farm niche

Thursday, April 27, 2006

BUTLER, Ohio – It’s been a long time since elk roamed this part of Ohio – if ever – but occasionally during the mating season you can hear a bull elk bugling in the hills near Butler, Ohio.

Pig research may benefit humans

Thursday, April 27, 2006

CARBONDALE, Ill. – Calling someone a fat pig is a huge insult, but being a fat pig might be worse. “The goal in raising pigs is to make them as lean and efficient as possible while maintaining profitability for the farmer,” said Kolapo Ajuwon, animal scientist in

Organic corn holds its own in Ohio

Thursday, April 27, 2006

WOOSTER, Ohio – Given the right conditions, organic farming can produce, on average, as much corn per acre in Ohio as conventional farming can, according to an Ohio State University study.

Jersey breeders meet in Mercer, Pa.

Thursday, April 27, 2006

MERCER, Pa. – Jersey breeders from all over Pennsylvania attended the annual Jersey convention in Mercer, Pa.


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