Think long and hard before choosing raw milk

Think long and hard before choosing raw milk

Question: What are the risks and benefits of raw milk?Answer: If you ask proponents of raw milk, the product offers a range of benefits. But if you as...

January 13th, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: In Jeopardy of cash and prizes

When it comes to TV game shows, my current and enduring favorite is Jeopardy! I shout out responses and seldom answer in the form of a question. My wo...

January 10th, 2016 |  


Extension and Ag Assn. hosting Grain Outlook Breakfast

Low crop margins are one of the biggest concerns farmers are dealing with. Projections are for crop prices to remain flat, but for how long? Are farml...

January 4th, 2016 |  



Boomer Blog: Counting to 50

In this first article of the new year I should probably be making predictions and projections – or at least a couple of resolutions. However, la...

January 3rd, 2016 |  


Boomer Blog: May the Force of the New Year be with us

I am not well-versed in the basics or the minutiae of the Star Wars franchise. More than one nephew will cringe to hear that I occasionally confuse St...

December 27th, 2015 |  


Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

Blind since birth, Lima boy sees

LIMA - Kenyon Kill had only one wish for Christmas.The 9-year-old boy, legally blind since birth, wanted to see.He was curious about what the gorilla ...

December 21st, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Let there be peace on Earth

After hearing about the Graham Elementary Christmas program, I saw a video from the concert on Facebook. The 4th and 5th grade choir beautifully combi...

December 20th, 2015 |  


Be aware of how much processed meat you eat

Be aware of how much processed meat you eat

Question: I have been trying to avoid processed meat because I heard it is linked to cancer. But this year, my family is serving ham for Christmas din...

December 18th, 2015 |  


Farm Management Breakfast Series begins in January

With crop prices expected to remain where they are through 2016, managing a farm business effectively is as important as it has ever been. Not only is...

December 15th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: The sparkle of perfection

My great-nephew has provided yet another perspective on life. Leo, the pint-sized philosopher, recently expressed in simple terms what I eventually di...

December 13th, 2015 |