The Land

The Land: KandyLand Dairy, building momentum.

June 7, 2017

The Land: KandyLand Dairy, building momentum. #TheLand #MasonCountyAgriculture #Momentum. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. The Land series is a look at local agriculture, Mason County’s second largest industry. RIVERTON TOWNSHIP — Kandy Potter is living a dream. What began as a solution to lactose intolerance nine years ago has turned into a full time career and passion as a goat dairy…

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The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.

April 19, 2017
The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.

The Land: Fencing the deer out of the field.  The Land features topics in local agriculture, one of Mason County’s top industries. #TheLand #MasonCountyAg. By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — Damage to crops by deer can cause significant issues to farmers. Deer can transfer disease to crops and to each other. Last week, a crew from Ohse Farms was…

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The Land: Kistlercrest Farm, 5 generations of making maple syrup.

March 10, 2017

The Land: Kistlercrest Farm, 5 generations of making maple syrup. #TheLand. The Land is a monthly series that appears on Mason County Press featuring local agriculture. If you have a suggestion for a Land story, please email [email protected] By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. SUMMIT TOWNSHIP — The roots of Kistlercrest Farms grow pretty deep and the trees grow pretty tall. The…

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The Land: A place of abundance at Manistee County’s Westwind Orchards.

November 12, 2016

#TheLand #ManisteeCountyAgriculture By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. ONEKAMA TOWNSHIP (Manistee County) — Up on M-22, about between Onekama and Arcadia, is orchard country. Much of the orchards in this area are owned by Westwind Orchards, which is part of the Smeltzer family legacy of farming in these parts. The land this M-22 runs through is some of the best fruit producing…

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The Land: Generational lessons at the Bob Ohse Farm.

October 25, 2016

The Land: Generational lessons at the Bob Ohse Farm. #TheLand #MasonCounty Agriculture By Rob Alway, Editor-in-Chief. BRANCH TOWNSHIP — Farming is more than just a job and it’s more than just a business. It’s a lifestyle and its tradition. But, there reaches a point when a farmer needs to make a decision on what happens to the farm when he…

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Scottville Clown Band Patriotic Concert, MCC Carnival, Movie

June 27, 2017, 6:30pm - June 27, 2017, 10:30pm

The Scottville Clown Band holds its annual Patriotic Concert at 7 p.m. But, the fun begins at 6:30 p.m. with the Mason County Central Schools Summer Carnival, featuring games for kids of all ages. Dur...

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