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  • 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

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Pollinators in peril

    There are things we all can do to keep the crucial honey bee population healthy, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    June 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Hagar_mug1.jpg Energy savings on the farm

    Programs can help trim costs and boost the environment by reducing electrical usage, according to columnist Peter Hagar.

    May 26, 2013 1 Photo