Farm Life

Are grain and ethanol farmers crying over spilled corn?

Reducing the Renewable Fuel Standard will hurt some farmers, but for others it's long overdue.

Some thoughts on paying to hunt

Once upon a time, if you wanted to hunt, you just needed permission and a good relationship with the owner.

Like farming, ag reporting is a diverse science

Today, I'm going to learn about ...

Tuscarawas County Fair antique tractor pull 2013

Antique pull included many makes and a diverse age of pullers.

Ohio has many ‘great’ county fairs

My own fair, Wayne County, is a great fair, but it's not the only one.

Cooking the ‘flavors of fall’ at Certified Angus Beef

Chef Ollier shares some beef creations for the fall.

Due East … for Ag Progress Days

I made a five-hour trip East for the Penn State Ag Progress Days, and it was a time well spent.

Ohio’s water nutrient issue is true balancing act

Managing ag nutrient runoff requires a balanced effort.

A week of sheep events and stories

My calendar was filled with sheep events last week. Check out some of the links to the stories.

Currently reading: ‘Prosperity Far Distant’

Charles Wiltse's Depression-era farm journal shows trials and tribulations of farm life in 1930s Ohio.

Right tool for the right job

I spend a lot of time in an office, but when I've got a "real" job to do, I like having the right tool.

Tractor pulls and displays a welcome summer sight

Are you ready for tractor pull season? Or how about some antique farm machinery displays?