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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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4-Hers tackle Tractor Day

By Matt Reese   Years ago, we were just finishing the last windrow of rich alfalfa hay. The remainder of the field only amounted to about half a wagonload. Despite the small amount of hay, we were scrambling to get done because, even though the weather forecast for the day …

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A multi-hybrid symbol of patriotism

By Ty Higgins, The Ohio Ag Net It must have been quite a sight for Joe Singleton and his son as they flew over the beautiful mid-season landscape of Darke and Preble Counties, but among the thousands of acres of lush corn and soybean fields, something extraordinary caught their eyes …

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Fair and 4-H season has arrived

By Matt Reese With summer here it is time for Ohio’s youth to shine through the many opportunities afforded to them through 4-H. The meetings, projects, camps, leadership roles, and other activities through 4-H can help set the stage for a bright future for young people. As I get older …

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Of bedtimes and biofuels…

By Matt Reese Summer is here and as far as the Reese children are concerned, the structure and discipline of the school year schedule disappears. This is most obvious at bedtime, or a lack thereof. I have a system for playing with the children, coaching their sports, general dad stuff, …

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As you go north in Ohio, things go south

By Ty Higgins For the past two weeks, I have been contacted about the woes that farmers are facing in northern Ohio. Cold and wet conditions well into May have pushed back planting progress in a part of the state that is becoming use to this type of pressure. “We …

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