Hands-on Soybean Management Workshop

Hands-on Soybean Management Workshop

A final reminder that we still have a few seats left for the upcoming Soybean Management Workshop. This will be an excellent workshop to consider atte...

January 29th, 2016 |  


College: More quality, less cost

College: More quality, less cost

The Ohio House this week passed an important piece of legislation that I believe could lead to cost-saving measures in the state’s colleges and ...

January 29th, 2016 |  


I want to be a Heliotrope

Sitting in our dining room is a plant that has captured my curiosity. No matter what direction his pot is turned he will grow toward the sunlight comi...

January 28th, 2016 |  



Passing laws doesn’t prevent illegal acts

I read with some dismay the opinion republished from the Cincinnati Enquirer entitled “Gun rights? Yes. Gun Control? Yes.” Beyond the fact...

January 27th, 2016 updated: January 27th, 2016. |  


Summer break shouldn’t mean hunger

Summer break shouldn’t mean hunger

Last week, I outlined our top priorities for the upcoming year – and we are getting to work immediately on one of them: renewing and expanding n...

January 27th, 2016 |  


Trump and the wistful right

Trump and the wistful right

A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine who works in Republican politics called me. He will likely be involved in the GOP convention in Cleveland late...

January 26th, 2016 |  


Secret is out — we won the lottery

Secret is out — we won the lottery

Like millions of Americans, Debbie and I sometimes become infected with lottery fever.It never happens when the prize pool is just a few million dolla...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Small Farm Conference set locally

Small Farm Conference set locally

The agricultural landscape of today is very different than it was 20-25 years ago. Farms today are getting fewer in number and the ones that are left ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


CMMS names honor roll students

The Clinton-Massie Middle School second huarter honor roll:6th Grade Elite Honor RollLauren Baker, Samantha Bowman, Jacob Crisenbery, India Guisleman,...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Public input, perspectives on medical marijuana

Public input, perspectives on medical marijuana

Last November, Ohioans resoundingly rejected a ballot measure that would have not only legalized marijuana in the state, but also paved the way for a ...

January 22nd, 2016 |