Wednesday, September 17, 2014

January is a Busy Month on the Farm

January 16, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Since weve experienced some of the coldest temperatures in about 20 years, local farmers have had to take precautions to deal with the cold. Weather…

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Changes in Dairy Farms

January 9, 2014 | No Comments

As I start to write this article, it is snowing hard outside and has been all morning. Temperatures range from 17 to 18 degrees. It…

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Farmers Have Concerns

January 2, 2014 by John Parker | No Comments

Local farmers have many things on their minds as they go into the new year. For example, dairy farmers eye their feed supply. Will there…

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Merry Christmas Down On The Farm

December 26, 2013 by John Parker | No Comments

Twas the night before Christmas, And down on the farm, The cows were in the barn all safe from harm. They had been milked and…

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The Ups and Downs of Farming

December 19, 2013 by John Parker | No Comments

Most people would not like to go to work and not know what income they will get from their labor. Yet, that is what grain…

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Farmers Help Reduce Hunger

December 5, 2013 by John Parker | No Comments

Everyone knows there is hunger or malnutrition in this country and in other parts of the world. In some cases there is more malnutrition than…

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We Have Many Things To Be Thankful For

November 28, 2013 | No Comments

Thanksgiving Day will soon be here. One probably does not need to be reminded of that because many families have been busy getting ready for…

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Farming Footnotes

November 7, 2013 | No Comments

No, The Cow Is Not Eating Your Dinner By John Parker Everyone knows that the livestock industry, mainly dairy farming, is still a primary source…

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