• Tim White

    Ohio Soybean Researchers Call for Support

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 25, 2010

    Soybean leaders gathered with the state’s soybean research specialists at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster Monday for the annual Ohio Soy 2020 Forum hosted by the Ohio Soybean Council. It was a time to talk about what researchers foresaw for the next 5 to 10 years in the industry and much of the discussion focused on identifying the genes that would improve the crop’s health and productivity and then moving these genes into commercial varieties. One…

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    Conservation is about family

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 17, 2010

    The past few weeks I have had the opportunity to travel and interview the winners of the Ohio Conservation Farm Family Award for 2010. You will be able to read a profile of the farms in the September issue. The winning families will be honored at Farm Science Review Sept. 23 at the Lawrence G. Vance Soil and Water Conservation Park. The program was started in 1984 by Andy Stevens who was the Ohio Farmer editor at the time and Larry Vance, who was the chief of the Division of Soil and Water…

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    Breakfast with Champions

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 9, 2010

    It’s hard to find anything more inspiring than the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame breakfast held every year at the Ohio State Fair. The event is sponsored by the Ohio Agricultural Council and attended by around 500 leaders of the state’s No. 1 industry. It is not only a chance to salute the four honorees, but a time to say hello to so many who have spent their careers serving agriculture along with the movers and shakers influencing the industry today. I was pleased to be invited…

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    One Last Barn Painting

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on August 2, 2010

    This is the last time I am ever going to paint this barn. Tim White August 1983  This is the last time I am ever going to paint this %&*# barn. Tim White August 1989  Next time we are hiring someone else to come paint this barn!  Tim White August 1995  We are done. I am not going up on a ladder to paint the south side. Someone else can do that this time. Tim White August 2008.  That’s it. Never again. Tim White August 2010  I love our barn…

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