Posts tagged "weather"

Please don’t say the “d” word, for everyone’s sake

It is so scary for some U.S. residents that they can’t even say the word out loud. They whisper it. "Drought."

Call it spring fever!!!

With the warm weather comes this twitch in one select group of people... It can only be recognizable in farmers.

Operation Haylift springs into action

Hay donated by a Lisbon, Ohio, family is making its way to drought-ravaged Texas.

A drive can be a story all of its own

Sometimes, a drive is more than a drive. It gets you thinking about what is really going on especially on farms.

Prepare yourself and your animals for a hot week

It may be common sense, but farmers also need to remember the dangers of high heat and the proper ways to be prepared.

Five lessons learned from my visits to farms

I was thinking about some of the things I've learned while visiting farms since joining the Farm and Dairy. Some lessons have warmed my heart, made me cry and others have just made me laugh.

Sometimes you just can’t get it out of your blood

There are some things you just can't get out of your system, journalism and farming may be two of them.

Wet ground is statewide issue, Ohio officials meeting today

One of the good things about the daily rain showers we've been getting for the past month and a half is the media's response.

Adding it up could spell disaster

Drought. Floods. Tornadoes. Rain. I have a feeling unless some drastic things happen in the weather patterns, farmers across the country better buckle up for a rough ride.

All you can do is sigh as you drive…

These pictures say it all as to how wet the fields are at this point. (But I’m going to stay positive though and assume it will change.)

It could be worse…

We can complain about the weather here but it's almost guaranteed, someone has got it worse somewhere else.

Don’t say the W word to a farmer

Have you talked to a farmer in the Farm and Dairy reading area? Oh, how I pity you! I’m not going to lie, they are getting kind of crabby and it shows. They are just waiting for the day when it’s dry enough to get into those fields. Mention planting and they get a look...