Stories by Farm and Dairy Staff

Vacation with us…Jablonski

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Paul Jablonski, along with his wife, Lynda; daughter, Terra; and Farm and Dairy, traveled to Maui, Hawaii, all the way from Carnegie, Pa.

A roundup of 4-H news for Sept. 25, 2008

Thursday, September 25, 2008

BURTON, Ohio — The Swingin’ Hams 4-H club met Sept. 9. This was the first meeting after this year’s great fair, and members reviewed activities and accomplishments there. The club donated approximately 400 pounds of meat, two pigs, to Geauga County Job & Family Services. Members elected officers for the 2009 year: president, Matt Bruening; […]

Farmers recognized for conservation

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Ohio’s top conservation farm families for 2008 were honored for their long-standing dedication to natural resource conservation during ceremonies at Farm Science Review Sept. 18.

Morrow County Fair livestock auction results

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Morrow County Fair.

Hancock County Fair livestock auction results

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Hancock County Oldtime Fair.

West Alexander Fair livestock auction results

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s West Alexander, Pa., Fair.

Frost may nip soybean crop early next week

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — The AccuWeather.com Agricultural Forecast Center reports a scattered frost may nip the soybean crop in the upper Midwest early next week.

High grain prices are here to stay

Monday, September 22, 2008

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — An ethanol-fueled spike in grain prices will likely hold, yielding the first sustained increase for corn, wheat and soybean prices in more than three decades, according to new research by two University of Illinois farm economists. Price surge Corn, an ethanol ingredient which has driven the recent price surge, could average $4.60 […]

Pa. boar and gilt sale breaks record

Monday, September 22, 2008

PENNSYLVANIA FURNACE, Pa. — An exceptional group of tested boars and gilts produced record-breaking results at Pennsylvania’s 33rd Performance Test Boar and Gilt Sale, held Aug. 20, at the Samuel E. Hayes Jr. Livestock Evaluation Center. Record high The group of 14 boars averaged a record high of $658, and two gilts averaged $250. All […]

Hereford Beef launches new brand

Monday, September 22, 2008

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The American Hereford Association and Certified Hereford Beef LLC staffs have created a new Hereford-based beef brand specifically targeting Hispanic shoppers. In 31 Hispanic grocery stores throughout the Los Angeles area, shoppers now have the opportunity to buy Hereford beef labeled Nuestro Rancho™, from a service case cut just the way […]

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