Saturday, November 28, 2015

Ohio's farmers are doing far more for water quality than they're given credit.

Agriculture is still a man’s world. But we want to show that it’s also a woman’s world. It's OK to farm like a girl.

No matter where you farm, or what you farm, you impact water quality with your production practices and management decisions: Commentary by Editor Susan Crowell

The past four years have certainly been a time of change and progress for Ohio’s agriculture industry.
farmer by tractor

People don’t want to hear from a faceless organization, they want to hear from people they know, or “ordinary” people like them. Farmers like you. Real people.

Editor Susan Crowell shares five observations on social media and agriculture from Ryan Goodman that are worth noting — and pondering.

What is it you’re thankful for this Thanksgiving? Family and friends, or saving a buck? Resist shopping on Thanksgiving.

"Baby Ben," a calf born on a Pennsylvania dairy farm, has become the unofficial mascot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans everywhere.

Editor Susan Crowell urges readers to see education as a public good. "Our future depends on how well we educate all of our children. As one education researcher put it, you 'can run from public education, but you can’t hide from its consequences.'"

Every farm owner, every homeowner, every consumer, plays a role in water conservation and protection.