• Tim White

    Town & Country Co-op Honors Farm Ladies

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on July 19, 2013

      How important are the lady customers of town & Country Co-op? Important enough for a delicious catered luncheon at Shisler Center in Wooster. Important enough that the president of the board of directors welcomed them and thanked them for keeping the farm family glued together. Important enough that a former supreme court Justice Evelyn Stratton delivered the motivational message. And, yes, important enough that Al Holdren, CEO of the Ashland based company, recited no fewer than…

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  • Tim White

    Winter Wheat Crop On The Edge

    Buckeye Farm Beat

     by Tim White
     on July 10, 2013

      A month ago everything was going well for Ohio’s soft red winter wheat crop. Winter provided few problems and the cool wet spring helped fill out the heads. Reports of early harvest in southern Ohio in late June indicated a big crop with a decent test weight and good yields. Then it was like the pumps on a fountain were turned on and the rain systems began pulling water out of the gulf and piping it straight north to the Eastern Corn Belt where it has been spraying from the…

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