Herb & Sarah Summe and family

Diary of Sarah Summe – week 1- Jan 1-2, 2011

Saturday, January 1, 2011 Hello. I am Herb’s wife Sarah, and it can get very confusing at times having the same name as my mother-in-law… but it’s a great name. Herb and I have six children, ages 12 years old…

 0 Comments
Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Diary of Tim Hesselbrock – week 1- Jan. 1-2, 2011

January 1-2, 2011 Happy New Year! Here we are starting a new year and I sure hope it is better than last year with the bad weather we had– the excessive rain in the spring and the drought conditions starting…

 0 Comments
Herb & Sarah Summe and family

Meet a Farmer- Sarah & Herb Summe and family

Hello everyone! We are the Herb and Sarah Summe family from Morgan Township. We  own and operate a family dairy farm. The family farm is owned by Herb’s parents, Carl and Sarah Summe. They started the farm around 40 years…

 0 Comments
Tim Hesselbrock and son Jon

Meet a Farmer- Tim Hesselbrock

Tim Hesselbrock is a life-long grain farmer in Morgan Township. He farms 800 acres raising corn and soybeans in a 50/50 rotation. Tim does all of his own applications of fertilizers and chemicals, as well as hauls all of the…

 0 Comments
Schwab Family Farm

Diary of the Schwab Family- January 1-2, 2011

Saturday, January 1, 2011 Happy New Year!  We had a fun time ringing in the new year with three 4-H families.  We didn’t get home until 1:45 a.m., and then up at 6 a.m. to take care of the animals. …

 0 Comments
Minges Show Cattle

Diary of Cathy Minges – Week 5 – December 27-31

Monday, December 27, 2010 Allen up early to get chores done. Today is the last day to have the cattle ready before the trip to Zanesville. All the cattle fed, bedded and watered before he starting washing the heifer they…

 0 Comments
Beeler Family Farm

Diary of Rosemary Beeler – Week 5- December 27-31

December 27, 2010   Monday: It seems to be very cold out this morning. I took Teddy for a walk, then went to do the milking and feed calves. One of my weaned calves is sick so I moved him inside…

 0 Comments
Dry Run Acres Pygmy Goat Farm

Diary of Nancy Powell – Week 5- Dec. 27-31

Monday – December 27, 2010 Well, it’s another really cold morning.  I guess I should be happy that the big blizzard of 2010 went south of us and hit the east coast instead of burying us in two feet of…

 0 Comments
Schwab Family Farm

Meet A Farmer- Jeff Schwab and Family

Jeff, Toni, Lauren and Ryan are the family behind the Schwab Family Farm in Butler County.  We proudly produce pork as a high quality and nutritious food for the American people.  Our farm is a breed to wean operation.  We…

 0 Comments
Minges Show Cattle

Diary of Cathy Minges – Week 4 – December 20-26

Monday, December 20, 2010 Allen did his barn chores before he left for work. Another cold day with a lot of snow on the ground that is not going anywhere anytime soon! I worked at the FB office. Short week…

 0 Comments