A heavy load on a country road when the ground is soft and mushy is a recipe for road damage. Protecting the pavement on rural routes means posting lower weight limits when the road is most vulnerable – during the freezing and thawing of early spring.
Learn more about spring weight postings and what they mean for local farmers from Arin Rader, who is a farmer and the Dry Grove Township Road Commissioner in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast.
Check out the Farm to Table segment on WJBC radio every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m.
When the temperature drops below zero or a blizzard brings blowing snow, livestock farmers have to take extra measures to ensure the safety and comfort of their animals.
Find out how Bane Family Pork Farm works to keep their pigs warm, dry & toasty when the weather outside gets frightful in this week’s Farm Fresh Podcast with local farmer Pat Bane. Plus check out the video clip of baby piglets on Pat’s farm (above).
Tune in every Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for the Farm to Table segment on WJBC radio.