• Tim White

    Panorama Is A Window Into Ohio History

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on January 24, 2013

    The Ohio Farmer traces its roots to 1848. I have told the story here before, but that number seems to be an average of the original publishing date of the Ohio Cultivator (1845) and The Ohio Farmer (1851). The two merged in 1861 as The Ohio Farmer. The first mention of an anniversary comes in 1948, when the publication celebrates its Centennial and declares it has been "Serving Ohio Agriculture since 1848." I mention the date because I was recently sent a link to amazing series…

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  • Tim White

    Lincoln, Sausage, Malice And The Farm Bill

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on January 10, 2013

      Saw the movie Lincoln this week. I know it has been out for a while. It was high on my choice list, but family and friends seemed to prefer The Hobbit and les Miserables.  I was surprised Lincoln was still showing at the local Regal Cinema and thanks to a Christmas gift certificate from my son, Kathy and I went to see it. It is a great performance by Daniel Day Lewis. The makeup artist makes him look just like Lincoln – even aging him from the stress of the job. But…

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    Clean-Up Resolution Runs Deep

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on January 3, 2013

      Happy New Year. We’ve sailed over the cliff. Not sure if we have landed yet. Don’t know about you, but I am still bracing for a jolt. Politics never stops. Winter’s here in force. I had to give our Labrador pup The Dude an extra nudge to get him out into the frigid morning sun today. At six months this is his first winter and the snow’s pretty fun to eat and roll in and dig up. So is the extension cord that lights the Christmas spotlight. At least it…

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