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Keeping an eye on salmon runs and guinea fowl hatchings

Saturday, July 19, 2014

We’re keeping a close eye on the salmon that are making their journey north to spawn in Alaska and we’re also checking on the guinea fowl “keets” that are beginning to hatch in Nebraska.

Infographic: Pennsylvania and West Virginia shale drillers

Friday, July 18, 2014

Pennsylvania and West Virginia have seen numerous oil and gas companies with permits and wells. Read about Ohio Marcellus and Utica shale news: Marcellus and Utica shale: Production nearly doubles in Ohio View the infographic for Ohio’s shale drillers here. View the infographic about the shale industry’s history in Ohio and Pennsylvania here.

Infographic: Ohio producing wells

Friday, July 18, 2014

As of June 18, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.

Infographic: Shale did you know…

Friday, July 18, 2014

More drilling permits are being issued as oil and gas companies continue to explore the Marcellus and Utica shale plays.

Dwight L. Nelson Sr., 1952-2014

Monday, July 7, 2014

Dwight L. Nelson Sr., 62, of Salem, died at Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at his home.

Ohio, Holmes County forestry industry infographic

Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Holmes County timber and wood products industry generates $421 million in output and $24.7 million in tax revenue. Learn more about this Ohio economic driver in this infographic.

Infographic: June is National Dairy Month

Sunday, June 8, 2014

June is National Dairy Month: Did you know the average cow produces more than 500,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime? More fun facts on our infographic!

Get social with Farm and Dairy

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Farm and Dairy is on social media. Follow Farm and Dairy and our writers to stay current on all things agriculture!

Farm and Dairy delivery delayed this week

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Farm and Dairy’s printing department experienced an unfortunate, “unperfect storm” of mechanical and computer problems this week, which will delay delivery.

It’s our 100th birthday, and we’re looking for vintage farm photos!

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Farm and Dairy is collecting your vintage photos of farm and rural life for a special 100th anniversary feature.

2014: The year of the #felfie or the #farmerselfie?

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

In Europe, they call them #felfies, a play on the 2013 word of the year “selfie.” On this side of the pond, we call them #farmerselfies. Whatever you call them, we love seeing the real faces of agriculture! Send in yours!

Staying warm during cold weather

Tuesday, January 7, 2014

When temperatures begin creeping below the freezing mark, keeping warm becomes a priority whether you’re working outside, or inside.

Here’s a few tips for keeping warms during those chilly days of winter.

Arctic blast: Animal owners reminded of husbandry, energy needs during cold weather

Monday, January 6, 2014

Livestock experts remind farmers about housing and nutritional needs during extreme cold.

Farm and Dairy’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

We asked our readers to send us their own version of the classic holiday song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” We were overwhelmed by your responses! In fact, we couldn’t get the tune out of our heads when reading your versions. Here are your versions of the holiday song.

Pioneer, Bunge hope to double acreage of high oleic soybeans grown in Ohio

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Bunge and Cargill will pay a premium to Ohio farmers contracting to grow Pioneer’s high oleic Plenish IP soybeans.

#FDThanks: Farm and Dairy’s Thanksgiving Day tables

Monday, December 2, 2013

Take a look at some Thanksgiving Day tables from Farm and Dairy staff and our friends!

#Myfarmbill: USDA reaches out for live conversation

Friday, November 15, 2013

Farm and Dairy’s live coverage of the USDA’s #myfarmbill Twitter chat.

Vacation with Us: The Amacher family

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Amacher family recently took a cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage. Bill and his daughter, Rebecca, brought Farm and Dairy on deck to enjoy a sunny day, with a view of mountains and glaciers, at College Fjord. Bill’s wife, Karen, stayed behind the camera!

Vacation with Us: Steve Rohr

Monday, November 11, 2013

Connie and Steve Rohr, of Jackson Township, Ohio, gave Farm and Dairy a glimpse of some of the unforgettable sights in St. Lucia, including the La Soufriere volcano, shown here. The Rohr’s spent a week in St. Lucia with family, sailing around the island and sightseeing. The Rohr family has a large dairy operation close […]

All about seeds: Our fall seed edition

Friday, November 8, 2013

Combines may still be harvesting this year’s crops, but smart farmers are already thinking about next year’s planting.

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