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  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Small farm requires careful planning

    While planting crops and raising livestock may sound simple, there are many things to consider, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    November 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Rounding up the profit

    Even a hobby beef operation can be profitable if the right procedures are followed, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    November 10, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Going green in winter

    By planting cover crops such as winter rye, local farmers are increasing soil health, preserving nutrients and reducing erosion, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    October 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Quality feed makes a difference

    Local dairy farmers need sound harvest and storage practices to assure their herds are well fed year-round, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    October 13, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Agricultural diversity helps farmers

    Adding new products to the farming operation can boost income during difficult economic times, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    September 29, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Nature abhors a weed vacuum

    Effective weed control requires a thorough, multi-pronged, integrated approach, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    September 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Conservation needed in the basin

    Cover crops can help improve quality of soil, keep lake clean, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    September 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Farm landscapes change with time

    Tile drainage has made it possible to restore viable farm land in Clinton County, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    August 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg 4-H serves area youth

    County fair highlighted talents of local young people and shows program at its best, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    August 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Haymaking a challenge

    Relentless rainy weather has made it difficult for farmers to get into their fields, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    July 7, 2013 1 Photo

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