• Tim White

    Here Comes 2011

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on December 30, 2010

    All the radio talk shows are making outrageous predictions about what is going to happen in 2011. Obama’s birth certificate is going to be found in Kenya. Sweden is going to be next European Union member to go broke. The moon landing is going to be proved to be hoax. China is going to declare Somalia a province. The Cleveland Indians are going to win the pennant. You know what I mean, really over the edge kind of stuff. From my point of view the New Year is going to be pretty much an…

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  • Tim White

    Room at the Inn

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on December 17, 2010

    As Kathy and I enjoyed a peaceful bowl of barley soup by the woodstove tonight, we realized our first semester as empty nesters is fast coming to an end. In the next week our three children will be returning for Christmas. Allie, a junior at University of North Carolina, should be the first to arrive tonight -- although, the winter storm has delayed her flight from Raleigh/Durham. The Internet tells me it is scheduled to arrive at 10:50 p.m. now instead of 9:20. I suspect that too is subject…

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  • Tim White

    Stories Behind the December Cover

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on December 8, 2010

    The December Ohio farmer arrived in mailboxes this week. It features the story of Vintage Aerial, a Toledo-based company that is putting 25 million aerial photos of farms on the Web in Goggle Earth fashion. Eventually that means you can go to their website (www.vintageaerial.com) and click on a map and see the photos they have taken of your farm over the last 50 years. Right now only about 15 of the counties in Northwest Ohio have been digitized in this fashion. Until the rest are finished, you…

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