Thursday, October 17, 2019

For the grazier, winter means dealing with cold temperatures, wind chill, freezing rain and mud. These weather conditions can negatively impact livestock performance and increase the energy requirement of the animal.
fishing

Head boat fishing is a great way to spend a few vacation hours waiting for the next bite rather than hiding behind a boring paperback.
wheatfield closeup

We knew when we had high prices that the year would come when the costs did not go down as much as the grain prices did. Now we are there, and it is ugly.
chestnut

Learn two different methods for successfully growing chestnut seeds from seed.
foxtail

Foxtail is infamous for seeds that get caught in the gums of livestock, leading to feed rejection and potential infections. Learn how to combat this weed.

As her youngest child enters the second semester of senior year, Kymberly Foster Seabolt looks back with fondness and forward with anticipation.
Columbiana ag hall of fame

Farm and Dairy Editor Susan Crowell looks at leadership, inspired by agricultural hall of famers.
sheep in field

Farmers are told to share our stories, because the divide between people and where their food comes from is growing by the day. The internet is the quickest way to do that, because most of the people who need to hear our stories don’t live next door. But if we can’t get reliable access, how do we reach them?

Fall is in the air and Jack Frost will certainly arrive soon. Each year after the first hard frost, I usually answer phone calls...

When we look at a river or creek, we often neglect to look at the entire corridor — the area on both sides of the river or creek.
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