Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Importance of One Cow to the Economy

September 25, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

While the area has changed from a dairy area to more grain, the dairy industry is still very important. It makes substantial contributions to the…

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Local Farmers Harvest Safe Food

September 18, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

In this area, there are a lot of acres of corn and soybeans to be harvested this fall.About 90 percent or more of these crops…

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Interesting Hay and Grain Show at Geauga County Fair

September 11, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

How much more time will corn and soybeans need to reach maturity and harvest stage this fall? The question is a topic of conversation among…

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One’s Weather Predictions Are As Good As The Neighbors

September 4, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

As we go into these fall months, one can hear lots of conversation and predictions about what the weather is going to do. One thing…

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OSU Extension was a Great Career

August 28, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Ohio State University Extension is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. Since I decided to make a career of working with Extension for about 35…

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‘GMO’ is Not a Good Name

August 14, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Recently, I have had some interesting discussions with a few folks about GMOs or food from farm products grown from genetically modified seeds. One thing…

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Good County Fairs Are Coming Up

July 31, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Ashtabula County's fair is upon us and it is one's chance for a fine educational, as well as entertaining, time. The fair will be held…

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Good Looking Crops in the East

July 24, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

My family took a trip out to Bel Air in northern Maryland last week to visit family living in that part of the country.As one…

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Good Looking Crops in the East

July 24, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

My family took a trip out to Bel Air in northern Maryland last week to visit family living in that part of the country.As one…

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More Changes to Grandpa’s Farm

July 17, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Let's take another look at what has happened on Grandpa or Great-Grandpa's farm in the last 50 to 75 years.One of the first things one…

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