Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

Is it time to scale back BSE testing?

Thursday, May 4, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – It’s likely several cows in the U.S. currently have BSE, but the number is so low that it may be time to stop rigorous testing, according to the

FDA clarifies how bioterrorism act applies to commercial hay producers

Thursday, April 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – It doesn’t look like commercial hay producers need to worry about stamping bar-coded stickers on thousands of hay bales.

Amish dairyman gets OK to continue farming after raw milk incident

Thursday, April 27, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Two months after a Holmes County farmer’s dairy license was revoked, he is now back in business.

Tire mechanic killed in explosion at Ohio farm

Thursday, April 20, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – A tractor tire exploded last week at a Trumbull County dairy farm, killing the mechanic.

Conserving a legacy

Thursday, April 20, 2006

BARNESVILLE, Ohio – Don Guindon stomps his boots, hangs his Select Sires hat on a peg, rolls up the sleeves on his flannel shirt and comes in for lunch.

Lowmiller farm has top herd

Thursday, April 13, 2006

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Bioterrorism rules trickle down to hay

Thursday, April 6, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Commercial hay producers soon may be among the growing list of sectors keeping detailed records and zeroing in on bioterrorism.

Bayou Rebuilders

Thursday, March 30, 2006

WHILE the first few weeks were fascinating and heartbreaking and every TV in America was tuned to hurricane coverage last fall, the public soon lost interest.

Ohio hogs with TB found in W.Va.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Four West Virginia farms are quarantined after importing Ohio hogs with a strain of tuberculosis.

Dairy tool examines your farm

Thursday, March 23, 2006

MERCER, Pa. – Penn State’s Mark Douglass stood in a room full of farmers and told them each how much money they’re losing every year.


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