Archive for April, 2014


Dodge donates $1 million to FFA, compiles book with farming photos

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Donation stems from views of Paul Harvey “Farmer” advertisement after Super Bowl airing.

Farm bill conservation programs and the continuing resolution

Thursday, October 31, 2013

First EQIP application selection Nov. 15.

Fertilizer prices: Many factors to consider

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Many factors will influence fertilizer prices this fall, into 2014

‘Find joy in learning new things, always’

Thursday, October 31, 2013

“It’s ironic that we forget so often how wonderful life really is. Life is made up of moments, small pieces of glittering mica in a long stretch of gray cement.” — Anna Quindlen This past week I had the good fortune of visiting with one of my very favorite people, a 90-plus-year-old woman named Susan, […]

Duck hunting: React and see what happens

Thursday, October 31, 2013

There’s just the slightest hint of light to the east, a promise of coming action. The law says that shooting time is one half hour before published daylight and duck hunters on the whole follow that decree to the minute. Digging in a pocket produced a new watch for a time check. Ducks It would […]

ODA gives tips for people stocking up on firewood

Thursday, October 31, 2013

As winter quickly approaches and more Ohioans look to firewood to help heat their homes, David Daniels, director of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, is asking Ohioans to be aware of some basic tips to help when purchasing wood.

Who wants to be a milk millionaire?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Who wants to be a millionaire? If we are talking about owning dollars, lots of people would volunteer. If we are talking about milk sold per worker, we would usually say yes, at least a million pounds per worker. But a funny thing happened this year, or rather last year according to the recently released […]

Stripping is not for sissies

Thursday, October 31, 2013

“It has so much CHARM” I said. “It has so much CHARACTER” I said. “Just shoot me now” I said. The latter as I entered hour nine of the stripping of the endless layers of wallpaper in the dressing room of our home. It’s a small room and, as such, was slated to be a […]

MILC deadline is Nov. 1

Thursday, October 31, 2013

WASHINGTON — The USDA’s Farm Service Agency, reminds producers final production evidence and any supporting documentation for the Milk Income Loss Contract program must be submitted by Nov. 1. This is for eligible months (including fiscal years 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013) that MILC payments were available.Statutory authority for the MILC program expired Sept. 30. […]

God’s promises

Thursday, October 31, 2013

How do you define the word, “promise”? I thought a long time about it and finally decided I would use a dictionary. I looked up the word promise and found this definition: promise — a declaration made, as to another person, with respect to the future, giving assurance that one will do, not do, give, […]


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