Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Thanksgiving greetings!As I mentioned last week, we as a church would sometimes draw names from our 18 families and single households to determine who...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Trump to small farmers: Get lost

Trump to small farmers: Get lost

As hundreds of Wisconsin dairy farms go under, the White House is telling them to clear out for the big guys.Donald Trump’s idea of a good farm ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Collagen: What you need to know

Collagen: What you need to know

Collagen. It’s been called the fountain of youth by some, but is it?Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It is the main comp...

November 19th, 2019 |  



A date with some squirrels

A date with some squirrels

When the trials and troubles of the daily grind get to be too much, occasionally I just go for a drive. Usually that drive will take me to a backgroun...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Is there a perfect gift?

Is there a perfect gift?

We are now perched on the cusp of our annual mega-shopping season.In the few weeks before Christmas there is more than just a chill in the air —...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Should I update my PLC yields?

Should I update my PLC yields?

Now that some producers are finishing the 2019 harvest, it is now time to turn their attention to other aspects of the farming operation. These includ...

November 15th, 2019 |  


Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Giving thanks and grandma’s dressing

Thanksgiving has always been a highlight in our house. As a little girl, my mom would always cook up a big meal, and without fail, we’d have gue...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Just another ODE boondoggle

Just another ODE boondoggle

When I was a school superintendent I, like my peers, regularly received missives from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE) informing us about the la...

November 14th, 2019 |  


Private vs. public colleges: Think net cost

Private vs. public colleges: Think net cost

Fact or Fiction: All public colleges and universities cost less than a private college education? Fiction. The simple fact is that students who receiv...

November 13th, 2019 |  


Foreign companies getting farm bailout dollars?

Earlier this year, in the midst of a trade war with China, President Donald Trump announced a $16 billion agriculture bailout, telling Americans, via ...

November 13th, 2019 |