• Tim White

    Spring Roundup Brings Angus Cattle

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on May 6, 2013

    For the past couple of years we have been in the process of changing our home cropland to livestock production and management. It’s something I have wanted to do ever since I bought the farm more than 30 years ago. A few years ago we were able to sign a contract with the Natural Resources Conservation Service or NRCS to implement an Environmental Quality Incentives Program or EQIP plan to fence our fields and install a watering system. The process has taken a long time. In addition…

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  • Tim White

    Cattlemen’s Meeting Turns into Ohio Farmer Reunion

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on January 27, 2011

    Having never raised cattle, I was not really expecting the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Annual Meeting to be old home week. I was invited to participate in the evening’s ceremonies to present the Young Cattleman of the Year Award on behalf of Ohio Farmer as a sponsor. When I arrived at the Columbus Marriott Northwest I asked Elizabeth Harsh, executive vice president of the group, to introduce me to the winner Patrick Saunders from Gallipolis. Patrick and I had played some phone…

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    A Swiss View On Animal Rights

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on April 17, 2009

    Last weekend I had the pleasure of attending a birthday party for my friend and fellow ag journalist Mike Wilson in Decatur, Ill. Although it is a long 6 and half hour drive to Decatur, it is one I enjoy as it gives me a chance to observe the Midwestern agriculture that stretches between the two states. Mostly what I saw was flooding – worse along the Wabash in Indiana than anywhere else. With the exception of some chisel plowing, very little field work had been done at that point. I did not…

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