Improving the future of Ohio agriculture

Improving the future of Ohio agriculture

The Toledo water problems of 2014 caused growing concerns over water quality, especially in Lake Erie’s western basin. In order to fully address...

October 14th, 2015 |  


It’s important to have a full time Agriculture Extension Agent

Editor:While sitting on a wagon tongue waiting for the combine to fill my wagons, I happen to notice many animals of nature scurrying about. I enjoy t...

October 14th, 2015 |  


Back Around the House II:

Back Around the House II:

Several years ago my aunt who is now in her nineties told me that she found her golden years were slightly tarnished.I was puzzled. She seemed to be i...

October 14th, 2015 |  



On Neff Road: It’s in our roots

The old tom turkey was puffed up and angry. Every face was pinned to his blue face. Well, all except Nolan’s, “MeMe, tractor!!!!”My ...

October 14th, 2015 |  


The work goes on

The work goes on

The youngest amigo, Luke, just turned 11 years old a little over a week ago. Our children are now 13, 12, and 11, respectively. For those wondering, t...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Today’s Challenges: A new heart

Today’s Challenges: A new heart

We recently became reacquainted with a high school classmate of my wife. As we shared the happenings of our life, she shared that she had received a h...

October 11th, 2015 |  


Preacher’s Point: What manner of persons ought ye to be?

Preacher’s Point: What manner of persons ought ye to be?

Peter speaks of the end of the world in 1 Peter 3:10-12. Twice in those three verses he uses the phrase, “the elements shall melt with fervent h...

October 10th, 2015 |  


The Focus: Life with Him is best

The Focus: Life with Him is best

This week I’m meeting with a recently engaged young couple who are beginning to plan and prepare for their wedding. Whether I’m officiatin...

October 10th, 2015 |  


Sweet and Sassy: Lordy, Lordy, he’s turning 40

Sweet and Sassy: Lordy, Lordy, he’s turning 40

Wow! I’m starting my fourth and final vacation of the year, and this week is going to be a busy one.You see, 40 years ago today I was expecting ...

October 10th, 2015 |  


Versailles News: Living the dream

Versailles News: Living the dream

Occasionally it gets difficult to stay positive with everything that looms in the world and is reported to us 24/7. It’s good to be aware of wha...

October 9th, 2015 |