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Kellie Warner- Edgewood High School Ag Ed Teacher

Meet a Farmer - Kellie Warner, Ag Ed & FFA Advisor

Published Feb. 3, 2011

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...

Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Diary of Tim Hesselbrock - Week 5 - January 24-30, 2011

Published Feb. 3, 2011

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...

Schwab Family Farm

Diary of the Schwab Family - January 24-31, 2011

Published Feb. 3, 2011

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 ...

Herb & Sarah Summe and family

Diary of Sarah Summe - Jan 17-26, 2011

Published Jan. 27, 2011

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...

Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Diary of Tim Hesselbrock - Week 4- Jan. 17-22, 2011

Published Jan. 27, 2011

Monday, January 17 Hauled soybeans to Consolidated Grain. As the committee chair for the Butler County Farm Bureau scholarship committee, I contacted Cathy at the Farm Bureau office about the status of our meeting, also inquired about our Workers' Compensation safety meeting.   Tuesday, January 18 Markets still slightly higher than before. Less grain worldwide and more production problems elsewher...

Schwab Family Farm

Diary of the Schwab Family - January 17-23, 2011

Published Jan. 24, 2011

Monday, January 17, 2011 Good Morning Monday.  Hello to another beautiful week.  As the daily routine moves along with the feeding and watering, Jeff already ran into a problem.  A tire blew out on the trailer. That is a few hundred dollar cost that wasn’t expected.  He called a local place to take in the tire and see if it could be repaired or to purchase a new one.  Since Toni did not have to go...

Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Diary of Tim Hesselbrock - Week 3- Jan. 10-16, 2011

Published Jan. 18, 2011

Monday, January 10, 2010 Took the truck I just purchased for inspection. Went to license bureau to get the title transferred and buy temporary license. Grain prices quit sliding downward for now. Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Got the inspection completed on the truck. Prices on crops started moving back up… anticipation of the upcoming crop report and the troubles in Australia with flooding are the re...

Schwab Family Farm

Diary of the Schwab Family - January 10-16, 2011

Published Jan. 17, 2011

Monday, January 10, 2011 Hello Monday!  We are off and running (as usual) but today is the first day of college classes for Lauren and Ryan since winter break.  Ryan is actually working this morning since Lauren has classes all day.  Ryan’s schedule is different from Lauren’s since they both try to schedule classes so they can still work on the farm and be here for the big day of the week, Thursda...

Herb & Sarah Summe and family

Diary of Sarah Summe - Week 2- Jan 3-9, 2011

Published Jan. 13, 2011

Did you know that dairy cows are milked 2-3 times a day? We only milk our cows 2 times daily. Each cow can produce on an average of 2,200 gallons of milk each year or about 7 gallons or more each day! Monday, January 3, 2011 Monday morning was a challenge for all of us to get into the school mood after being off of school for 2 weeks. Luke, our son, was up all night with an ear infection. Lunches ...

Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Diary of Tim Hesselbrock - Week 2- Jan. 3-9, 2011

Published Jan. 13, 2011

Monday, January 3, 2011 Monday started like last Monday, flu still hanging on. Made a trip to the doctor's office, changed medicine. Checked grain prices on the over night, some profit taking on the board of trades. The day trade saw more weakness with corn, soybeans and wheat. Tuesday, January 4, 2011  More profit taking on Chicago board of trade as prices slide a little lower. Made some calls ab...

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Organization Director:
Christy Montoya

Mailing Address:
2273 Millville Oxford Rd.
Hamilton, OH 45013-3338




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