Thursday, January 19, 2017
Buckboard restoration

Jim Bates of Salem, Ohio, restored his great-grandmother's 1880s wagon. Mary Eliza Filson Shaw was a one-room schoolhouse teacher in Columbiana County.

How can you expect to grow if you don’t know what it is you actually want to achieve? A mission statement is a guiding light for your farm or ag business.
hoopes fertilizer fire

A fire destroyed a warehouse storing a de-icer product Jan. 9 at Hoopes Fertilizer Works, located on U.S. Route 30 just west of East Rochester, Ohio.

Getting rid of bed bugs is difficult. Follow these tips to find their hiding places, recognize the warning signs and prevent an infestation.
AFBF Bob Stallman

According to American Farm Bureau Federation President Zippy Duvall , last year's election should send a message to politicians: "Ignore rural America at your own risk!”

In view of the challenging market ahead, developing a marketing plan for newborn and expected calves can help improve profits in 2017.
Alfalfa Checkoff

SALEM, Ohio — The National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance kicked off the first-ever alfalfa checkoff Jan. 1 — the U.S. Alfalfa Farmer Research Initiative....

In 2016, falling food prices were bad for both grocers and farmers. However, 2017 offers solutions for consumers and opportunities for farmers.
sunflowers

The new year presents many farm production challenges, but you can manage them with the right steps.
Alan Kozak

Alan Kozak, of Millersburg, knows firsthand the effects exercise can have on the mind and body. He suggests getting a workout buddy and easing into an exercise program.
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