Posts tagged "Chris Kick"

Holiday gatherings spark interesting conversation … or not

All major holidays have at least one thing in common in my family: We get together and we eat.

Secrest Arboretum will feature ‘new and different’ look

It was the first time I had visited the OARDC since mid-September, when a massive tornado wiped out more than 1,200 trees and caused severe damage to several of the research buildings.

Spring plowing brings new hope

It’s that time of year again — time to turn over the soil in anticipation of a new growing season and a new crop. Of course, there are many farms where tilling doesn’t happen, or at least not every year.

Ohio Farm Bureau goes to Washington

WASHINGTON — I had never been to Washington D.C. until mid-March, when I attended the annual Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s presidents’ trip. I signed up to go to D.C. when I was in high school, but not enough other students signed up, so the trip was canceled and our money refunded.

Wordless Wednesday: March 23, 2011

What's a dairy farm without cats? This one is definitely not crying over the spilled milk, but was quick to lap up the drips from the bulk tank!

Packing the right things, a necessary part of farm reporting

This time of year, it's a good idea to have some extra things in your car when you travel. AAA and other travel organizations have a whole list of things you should carry, including a blanket and some extra warm clothes, in case you become stranded in the cold.

Trying new things, in a tech-savvy world

I don't really know what an iPad is, nor do I care to have one. The only "blackberry" I ever bought was the kind you get at a farmers market, and pour some sugar and milk over top.