Tuesday, February 1, 2011 First day of my diary - started raining @ 4:30 a.m. - turned into ice by 7 a.m.Nicholas and Jake worked on well pump most of the day to be able to water cattle at the farm in Preble County. Penned cattle up around barns at the 3 different pastures so they wouldn't want to go drink @ the creek - We've lost cattle before slipping on the ice, so preventive measures. Had to ...
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Monday, January 31 “Do you think we’ll have school tomorrow?” I’m always bombarded by questions throughout the school day, and today was no different. It seems like every single student asked me that question today! And for good reason….freezing rain, sleet, and snow are in the forecast for the next couple of days. We have a lot to accomplish at school this week, so I am hopeful that the forec...
Tuesday February 1 It was an exciting morning. When we heard a little baa at 4 a.m. we knew baby lambs had arrived. We have a monitor in the house to listen for new arrivals. Sam got up to go check on them since this one is a first-time mom. She had twin ram lambs (boys). At about 5:30 we received the first call for school being on a 2 hr. delay, and then about 7 a.m. we got the second call tellin...
Applications are now available for the 2011 Scholarships administered by Butler County Farm Bureau. Five scholarships will be awarded totaling $2,500. Applications can be downloaded or you can call the office at 513-844-8371 to have a scholarship mailed out... or stop by the office to pick one up. All eligibility requirements are on the scholarship information page. Four of the scholarship are for...
Hello from the Casey Family! My name is Eggy Casey. My husband Sam and I live in Liberty Township. Our son Robbie, age 16, attends Butler Tech and is in the Equine Science program. Our daughter Barbie, age 25, graduated from Wilmington College and Michigan State University and is a Dairy Nutritionist in Wayne County. We have a small flock of Registered Suffolk Ewes. We have been raising sheep fo...
Hello! I am Mary Dengler. Nick and I have been married for 34 years and live in Wayne Township near Jacksonburg. Our three children are: Laura Sorg, a doctor in West Liberty, married to Jon Sorg, They have a 2 1/2 yr old named Drew and are expecting another one in June. Nicholas is our right-hand man. We wouldn't be able to do our day-to-day operations without him. He lives here on the home farm ...
Hello. My name is Kellie Warner and I am the Agricultural Education teacher and FFA Advisor at Edgewood High School. I grew up on a family farm in Sandusky Co., and attended The Ohio State University, where I received a B.S. and M.S. degree in Agricultural Education. I moved to Butler Co. in 2002 to teach Ag Ed. The Edgewood/Butler Tech Ag Ed program has 85 students enrolled in Agricultural Sci...
Monday, January 24 Snow overnight and the roads a mess. Went to IN to get parts from Zimmer Tractor for the backhoe. Roads better this afternoon. Went to load soybeans and clean the bin out. Finished too late to deliver today. Got done in time to make it to the Farm Bureau meeting and membership meeting this evening. After the meeting, I stopped in at the Pier in Ross and played pitch with some fr...
Monday, January 24, 2011 Tonight Jeff is attending a Farm Bureau meeting. He’ll plan ahead by going out earlier than usual so he can finish at the end of the day in time to get cleaned up and be at the meeting on time. Jeff doesn’t have the luxury of asking to leave work early like most of us at our jobs. The work has to be done no matter what. Jeff has been farming for over 30 years and I am ...
Monday, January 17 Cows must be healthy and well cared for to produce wholesome milk. Farmers give their cows regular check ups to make sure they stay healthy and strong. Cows receive vaccinations to prevent illnesses, just like people. Cows also receive pedicures to keep their feet healthy. Cows live in clean, dry, comfortable barns. This keeps them happy and healthy so they can produce nutritiou...
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