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The hunt continues

By Matt Reese A stealthy hunter slowly creeps through an evergreen forest, scanning the surroundings for his prey. A cold November wind whips through the pines, sending a shiver through the hunter’s body. Undaunted he presses on, silent as snow. Through the cover of some fir branches the hunter stops, …

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Veterans and an attitude of service

Life is not all about “me.” Life is about serving others — not ourselves — and agriculture has a unique way of teaching this key value. An attitude of service always seems to be a bit more prevalent in rural agricultural areas (at least to me). The act of caring …

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Ohio Christmas Tree Association announces winning trees

Kaleidoscope Farms of Hancock County won Grand Champion honors in the 2014 Ohio Christmas Tree Association’s state contest that took place at the Ohio State Fair. This year’s winning tree was a Black Hill Spruce. The Reserve Champion was a Norway Spruce and was exhibited by Storeyland Christmas Tree Farm in Trumbull County. …

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OCTA winter meeting

Jan. 18, 2014 is the date for the Ohio Christmas Tree Association (OCTA) Winter Meeting to take place at The Reese Center on the Newark campus of The Ohio State University in Newark. Mike Gutridge and the Winter Meeting Committee have put together a great meeting that will be highlighted …

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Twinsberry Tree Farm keeps customers coming back

Personal attention and a wide variety of trees keep customers coming back to Twinsberry Christmas Tree Farm year after year to celebrate the season. Now with the third generation of Berry family members working, Twinsberry Farm continues a tradition it began in the 1970s. “We sell trees commercially as well …

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