• Tim White

    At Times I Miss Our Back Pages

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on February 28, 2012

    I am mostly very happy that the Ohio Department of Agriculture was willing to take the bound volumes of the old Ohio Farmer magazines last fall. The responsibility of storing them and keeping them safe weighed on me and I figured there were very few times I would really need them. Well one of those times was a couple of weeks ago when I was writing up the profiles of the three new Master Farmer award winners for the March issue. I won’t spoil the surprise of opening the magazine by…

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  • Tim White

    Opportunity and Challenge of Producing Pork

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on February 13, 2012

    It’s exciting times for Ohio pork producers, according to Todd Stickley, president of the Ohio Pork Producers Council. We had a chance to sit with Todd at the Ohio Pork Congress last week and he said the mood of the pork industry is very positive. Stickley is also director of pork finishing and development for Kalmbach Swine Management, LLC. Ohio Farmer: You say pork producers are in a pretty good mood. Why? Stickley: There are many reasons to be optimistic about our pork industry. As…

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