Saturday, October 25, 2014

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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Safe GMO Foods Have Been Consumed For Years

May 8, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Quite often people base decisions on emotion rather than fact. While the largest body of science says genetically modified foods are safe, all too often…

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You Can?t Eat Government Regulations

May 1, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Cold, wet weather has delayed spring planting for local farmers and those in other parts of the country. Now they may be faced with more…

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Opportunity to Learn at Antique Engine Show

April 24, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

In their recent newsletter "The Exhaust," edited by Ruth Lazor, members of the Ashtabula County Antique Club report many plans are made for a busy…

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Warmer, Drier Weather Brings Lots of Farm Work

April 17, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Think about what it would be like if your living depended on what the weather will deal to you. Local farmers are at that point…

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Our Most Important Element

April 3, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Sometimes we have too much of it. Other times not enough. It is one of the most common, yet important elements we have on this…

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All Size Farms Produce the Food Supply

March 27, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

The country needs farms of all sizes, both large and small. And, it isn't one size against the other, as some would lead the public…

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Sun, Rain, Seeds and Soil Produce Dinner

March 20, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

March 25 is National Ag Day, an important day for all of everyone to observe. One may not realize it, but all people are involved…

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Let’s Make It Easier To Farm

March 13, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Widespread publicity from information published by the national census of agriculture showed that from 2007 through 2012, there are fewer, but larger farms in the…

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Americans Are Buttering Up More

March 6, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

People sometimes hear the expression that someone is being "buttered up." Usually it means being nice to someone for some reason. What is happening is…

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