Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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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Why Did Grandpa’s Farm Get Bigger?

July 10, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Let's take a look at why Grandpa's farm got bigger over the years. Or why Grandpa rented his land or sold it and went to…

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Enjoy Farming of Years Ago and Today

July 3, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

One of the most interesting and educational shows, the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club's 33rd annual show, will be held July 4-6 at their beautiful…

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Local Crops Look as Good as Much of Ohio

June 26, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Nearly two weeks ago, we took a trip down to Granville, Ohio, to visit friends. Driving through Richland, Knox and Licking counties, I conducted what…

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Just What is Sustainable Farming?

June 19, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

When you have a chance, drive around our area and take a look at the newly-planted fields of corn and soybeans on our family farms.…

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Animal Rights Activists Lose Lawsuit

June 12, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Several farm publications recently have had an interesting article about the Humane Society of the United States losing a long lawsuit against a circus, which…

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Bees Help Put Food on the Table

June 5, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

People don't particularly like them if they are buzzing around when they are doing yard work or out in the field where they may be…

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Agricultural Research Has Saved Millions of Lives

May 29, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Since we are in the heart of the local planting season, it is appropriate to recognize a famous plant scientist, Dr. Norman Borlaug, whose plant…

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