Thursday, May 5, 2016
hummingbird

May is when many birders are born. The aroma of lilacs fills the air and spring migration shifts into overdrive.
Pasture Walk Kenney

Guernsey County pasture walks are a kind of a farm field day, where you see farming practices that have been implemented.
row crop planting

The CCC-576, Notice of Loss, is used to report failed acreage and prevented planting and may be completed by any producer with an interest in the crop.
farm scene

There is no doubt the production agriculture sector is going through a tough financial period. In particular, low crop prices and low milk prices are severely impacting row crop and dairy producers.
Marian and Sherman Moore

Did I ever tell you that when my mother met my father, he was living at the Beaver County Poor House? Yup, it's true!

Hints of spring arrived early this year, but the season itself seemed to be in the slow lane because rare was the week when back-to-back sunny days warmed the tired winter soul.
noisemakers

If one were to look back on a good life being lived, complete with the work, worry and challenges dropped in our path, it can feel as though one has hit a lucky streak when days of bubbling-over happiness land directly on our path.
3D food printer

Editor Susan Crowell thought she'd heard or read it all. "But, trust me, you haven’t," she says. There’s now a 3D printer for cheese.
weaning goats; kids with mother

Weaning kids and lambs when they are 60-90 days old is standard procedure for most goat and sheep producers.
globe on grass

The world would be a better place if we all kept the principles of Earth Day in mind every day.
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