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Ancestors played influential role in farm family’s history

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Finding ancestors helped provide family with peace.

Start planning now for cover crops

Thursday, May 21, 2015

There are generally two ways to seed covers — in the soil and on top of the soil.

Graziers, your livestock are telling you how to increase pasture intake

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Chew on this: Animals, regardless of species, will adjust their bite size to harvest about 50% of the existing pasture height in front of them.

Weather dominates farming, crop futures

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

It is that time of the year: Weather dominates every farmer conversation and weather prospects control the thinking of every market trader.

How to transplant vegetable seedlings

Friday, May 15, 2015

Whether you started seeds yourself or purchased vegetable seedlings at the store, now is the time to transplant seedlings in your garden.

Repeat after me: Agriculture as a career is hot, hot, hot

Friday, May 15, 2015

Editor Susan Crowell’s column: The future of agriculture needs the brightest and the best young minds.

These are the best days of life

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seabolt celebrates her son’s 18th birthday.

The melancholy of my family’s home farm

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The house built by columnist Judie Sutherland’s ancestor, Samuel Young, seemed to have a sense of story, if a house is capable of holding such a thing. But it wasn’t always a happy story.

Profitability: What are we asking cows to do?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Debt. A four-letter word, but not necessarily a “bad” word. The majority of Ohio’s dairy farms have debt, and it makes good business sense for them to have debt and manage it wisely. Our farms grow when additional returns generated by a carefully planned investment made using borrowed dollars exceed the interest owed on the […]

By all means, no-till makes good sense

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Two good reasons to use no-till: because it works and helps to reduce overhead.

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