Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

Congress extends dairy support

Thursday, February 9, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Dairy farmers may have their safety net back, thanks to Congress’ extension of a milk price support program.

Low-linolenic meansless fat, higher premiums

Thursday, February 2, 2006

SALEM, Ohio

Food-grade beans can add to bottom line

Thursday, February 2, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Right about the time high-tech genetically modified soybeans became mainstream, the Schwartz brothers in Trumbull County decided to take a gamble with food-grade soybeans.

Harrison County ethanol facility breaks ground

Thursday, February 2, 2006

CADIZ, Ohio – Armed with financing, land transfers and support, Harrison Ethanol LLC creators started the final steps to make their ethanol facility a reality.

Man arrested in barn fire case

Thursday, February 2, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Dave Klingensmith was losing hope that anyone would ever be arrested for torching his Trumbull County dairy farm and killing his cattle last summer.

Japan halts U.S. beef shipments after ‘failure’

Thursday, January 26, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Six weeks after Japan agreed to reopen its country to U.S. beef, those borders are closed again.

Pa. fruit growers take on industry

Thursday, January 26, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Pennsylvania’s fruit growers face the same hurdles as other farmers across the country.

Produce auction sets spring opening

Thursday, January 19, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Hauling produce an hour to sale wasn’t cutting it. Amish farmers around Knox County were hiring drivers to take their berries and sweet corn to wholesale auctions across Ohio.

Vet goes ‘back to the basics’

Thursday, January 12, 2006

SHREVE, Ohio – Almost 20 years ago, on a sweltering July afternoon, veterinarian Paul Dettloff made an emergency stop at a Wisconsin farm.

This year will be a ‘whole new world’

Thursday, January 12, 2006

SHREVE, Ohio – How would you like to get $26.80 a hundredweight for your milk, a dairy expert asked a group of farmers in Shreve, Ohio.

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