Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

No grain, no gain: Nearly a year after a devastating explosion, Coshocton Grain is coming back

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

On Aug. 13, 2014, a major explosion — caused by a spark from a defective idler bearing on a grain leg — severely damaged the three connected silos and injured six workers.

Growing an interest in agriculture

Thursday, May 31, 2007

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – About 200 producers from across Ohio put off tending to their fields and crops May 24.

What’s left behind

Thursday, September 14, 2006

THE auctioneer’s racing voice quiets for the first time, and the crowd focuses on the woman in the red shirt. The one with her arms crossed, her eyes downcast, her lips pressed together.

Dairymen call for new pricing system

Thursday, August 24, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Ohio dairyman Bryan Wolfe is sick of low milk prices so he, along with the

New record set at Jefferson County Fair sale

Thursday, August 24, 2006

SMITHFIELD, Ohio – There were many things to celebrate Saturday afternoon as the Jefferson County Junior Fair livestock sale got under way.

Belmont Co. Fair set for a big move

Thursday, August 17, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – The Belmont County Fair may not look like anything out-of-the-ordinary this September, but just wait a few years.

Learn the ‘wisdom’ of sustainable ag

Thursday, July 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Innovative Farmers of Ohio is about to give fresh meaning to the words “intensive learning.

Amish dairyman banned from selling raw milk again

Thursday, July 20, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Dairyman Arlie Stutzman claims he sells raw milk because of his religious beliefs but that isn’t a good enough reason for him to continue, a judge recently ruled.

Skepticism turns to participation

Thursday, July 13, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Many people were skeptical two years ago when talk first rumbled about a joint effort between the

Barn leveled, cattle killed in storm

Thursday, July 6, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – It was black, but not blacker than any other storm this summer. “Then the wind picked up and blew like never before,” said Tuscarawas County dairyman Tim Sigrist.


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