• Tim White

    Giant Pumpkin Farmers Reveal Their Secrets, Maybe

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on October 26, 2012

    Pumpkins abound at the Circleville Pumpkin Show. Pumpkin paraphernalia is everywhere and you can get just about any kind of pumpkin-based food you would imagine. A table covered with all kinds of pumpkins and gourds stretches for a full block down Main St. There is a tree-like tower made up from more than 200 pumpkins stacked one atop the other. It makes a great backdrop, but let’s get real, this festival is all about producing Pickaway County’s biggest pumpkin. Like the fat heads…

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  • Tim White

    Talking Farming At The College Reunion

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on October 12, 2012

    Last weekend I succumbed to curiosity and attended my 40th college reunion at Stanford University. I could joke that I didn’t know who all those elderly folks were, but the fact is most of my old friends looked great. We talked about our children and grandchildren and our work and our vacations and our dreams to make the world a better place and our recollections of the college years. You math geniuses will figure that we graduated in 1972. It was the year that President Richard Nixon…

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