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Ohio’s quirky Christmas

By Matt Reese There is definitely something special about Christmas on a farm, but Ohio’s small towns and cities know how to spread a little holiday cheer as well. Here are some fun (and quirky) Christmas happenings in small towns around Ohio worth celebrating.   Portsmouth This Scioto County seat …

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A rut of a different nature this fall

By Ty Higgins, Ohio Ag Net Right about this time of year, my social media feed begins to go from farmers cheering the end of harvest directly to pictures taken from the tree stand right before they fell asleep as “The Big One” passed by. This year has been an …

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What’s your No. 1?

By Matt Reese First, let me say that this blog is 100% guaranteed to NOT help commodity prices or the overall farm economy. It also should be noted that I am NOT a: preacher, doctor, researcher, PhD, or anything other than your friendly farm writer. With these important disclaimers out …

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Thoughts from Facebook’s down-time

On Monday afternoon, our office, like much of the world, experienced problems with Facebook crashing. This brought about various thoughts from my coworkers and I, all of whom apparently spend too much time on social media when we should otherwise be working. “Is your Facebook working?” The initial recognition of …

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Good old days on a Century Farm

I love to visit farms recognized through the Ohio Department of Agriculture Ohio Historic Family Farm Program each year for many reasons. There is usually fascinating history, there are always great family stories and there are generally some impressive historic structures to gawk at when you think about how they …

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My favorite Farm Science Review memory

By Joel Penhorwood My favorite FSR memory beings with the doldrums of school that start in September. Pretty much one thing kept my attention — that special day when Dad would keep me home and instead of going to school, we would head to Farm Science Review. We got up …

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