Lifestyles

Biological soil amendments of animal origin (BSAAO), such as manure, compost, emulsions and meals are used on produce farms to increase soil organic matter, to improve fertility and deliver other benefits to crop productivity and farm health. With these benefits, there are also significant risks to...
A sure sign of summer in Michigan is the number of locally grown, vine-ripened melons available at farm stands and farmers markets. However, with modern transportation, watermelon, cantaloupe and other melons are available year around. So how does a buyer in the dead of winter determine a flavorful...
Michigan harvested nearly 35,000 acres of pickling cucumbers in 2018 — more than any other state. The state’s well-drained, sandy soils and temperate climate are conducive to cucumber growing. The pickle industry emerged before WWI and now counts Heinz, Hausbeck, Vlasic and Topor’s among its giants...
This article is reprinted from The Times-Union, Jacksonville, Florida, September 14, 2000 issue and was provided to us by Ted Beechum of Pinconning. PINCONNING, Mich.--Robert Johnson of Pinconning, Mich., is one of the scores of farmers who help make Michigan the pickling cucumber capital of the...
With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross has an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage. While thousands of donors have rolled up a sleeve this summer, blood and...
Eight projects from mechanical engineering majors were on display during Saginaw Valley State University’s Summer Engineering Symposium Friday, Aug. 9. The public was invited to meet the students and discuss their projects from 10 a.m. to noon in the first-floor hallways of SVSU’s Pioneer Hall. The...
The Pinconning High School Class of 1989 is planning their 30 Year class reunion. The celebration is planned for Saturday, August 24th at Dow Diamond Great Lakes Reserve. For tickets and more information contact Marla Kennedy (Billlingsley) by email at: marlakennedy22@gmail.com or phone at 989-...
This beautiful little tabby’s name is Rainy. She’s a little shy but very loving.  She’s 3 months old, spayed and looking for a furever home. Her mom was rescued by Furfest Rockin the Rescues from the Bay County Animal Control.  Honey Dew the torti is her sister.
If interested call the Bay County Animal Control, 989-894-0679 and ask to talk to Amy or leave a message.
Pinconning High School’s travel club, Students Active in Education (SAE), sponsored an adventure packed trip to Costa Rica on June 13 to June 21. Teachers Mrs. Emily Leffingwell and Mrs. Michelle Neumeyer chaperoned a trip of fifteen Pinconning students and five parents. Students had been...
Before the school year kicks into high gear, it’s important to give yourself the tools needed for academic success and maximum organization. Here are five ideas to set up the perfect workstation: 1. Clear up clutter. First, determine how you use items. If paperwork is referenced multiple times a...

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