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Ohio farmer designates $2,500 from Monsanto to rescue team
Farmers are able to give back to their rural communities through Monsanto Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Communities. Dave Lierer, an Okeana, Ohio, grain farmer and one winner, donated $2,500 to the Reily Fire Department and EMS Auxiliary.
4/23/2015
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Plan to complete that spring garden planting before June
April 27-May 3, 2015
For us, the winds do blow,
The earth doth rest, heaven move,
and fountains flow.
Nothing we see but means our good,
As our delight, or as our treasure.
-George Herbert
Lunar phase and lore
4/23/2015
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Farmer coaching: A hot new agricultural career?
Coaching farmers to improve their business success and personal happiness is a relatively new and expanding career field. I receive inquiries once or twice per month from farmer coaches seeking behavioral health information for the farmers and farm families they work with. The requests originate from all over the world.
4/23/2015
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Willie and Merle nearly ready to release album
I’ll be the first to admit that I get a little carried away at times when discussing my favorite music in the universe; but when I heard Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard are about to release a new album, I thought I would explode.
4/23/2015
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Book of storytelling ends up being more of a biography
Juliette Kinzie, Frontier Story-teller by Kathe Crowley Conn
c.2015, Wisconsin Historical Society Press
$12.95/Higher in Canada
126 pages
4/23/2015
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Auction Report
4/23/2015
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Ag groups keep weather eye on drones, labor & GMO bills

 Representatives of groups with interests in agriculture are monitoring legislation at the federal level that may impact the industry.
4/23/2015
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Spring prices for lightweight calves may have topped out
Fields may be muddy, but the market outlook is sunny in cow-calf country, as feeder cattle prices stay strong this spring.
4/23/2015
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Dam investments vital to agricultural communities

 In an effort to rehabilitate and assess aging dams across the nation, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $73 million will be invested in 150 such projects in 23 states. The ultimate goal is to protect people from harm, secure public health and expand water supplies in drought-affected areas.
4/23/2015
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Honeybees criss-cross country to pollinate
Bees like locust trees, so when Don and Tracy Popp of Don Popp’s Honey Farm heard about a possible site for beehives near Hueston Woods State Park, they went to check it out. Don Popp found a cluster of locust trees and said it looked great.
4/23/2015
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