Wednesday, April 25, 2018
American flags

In farm and ranch country, spring brings tough questions and choices. Both could have been softened if farm and political leaders sought compromise.

A field trip to a Jefferson County stream turned one reluctant student into an outdoors enthusiast.
Ohio farmland

Renting one farm while buying another, Judith Sutherland's young parents knew that land was a precious commodity. It was worth long days and elbow grease.
calf

Some studies comparing summer to winter calf growth show calves grow better in the winter. Learn how to keep your calves cool and eating in the summer.
Holstein dairy cows grazing

Today’s depressed dairy market has lots of layers and moving parts, and farmers are searching for answers to low milk prices.

This wooden antique tool has been a mystery for 45 years. Can you hazard a guess?
killdeer

The first hints of migration appeared when a few turkey vultures sailed over Scott Shalaway's house. Since then early migrants have continued to return.
Beef cattle grazing

A few months ago, a veterinarian wrote a column on ideal cow size, naming 750 to 900 lb. as the ideal with little more than "observations" to back it up.
glass of milk

We each need to use our voice to support the dairy farmers who continue to work as hard as ever to provide so much.
Atlas Tractor

One brand of tractor that's never heard of today is the Atlas, which was built in Indianapolis, Indiana, by the Lyons-Atlas Company.
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