Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

Monroe County levies pass, but totals not final

Thursday, November 16, 2000

The levy to fund the Monroe County SWCD office passed by two votes… for now.

Bees create a big buzz at Mapleton

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A bee hive project has gotten some students interested in ag science that teacher Dean Frank had never even seen before.

Rare supporters: Pa. families saving animals from extinction

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Two Washington County, Pa., farmers are doing their part to protect, preserve and promote rare and endangered animals.

Growers detail array of heifer methods

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Four producers outlined their operations during a panel discussion at the northeast regional meeting of the Professional Dairy Heifers Growers Association in Akron last week.

Raising heifers on grass not all clover, but keeps the girls happy

Thursday, November 9, 2000

One Ohio Jersey milk producer found greener fields for his heifer raising management plan.

Heifer growers meeting elicits big interest

Thursday, November 9, 2000

More than 160 potential and current replacement heifer growers attended last week’s northeast regional conference.

Redheaded goats find favor in Ohio

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.

Arrowhead has buffalo future in its cross hairs

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.

USDA adds $300 million bioenergy program

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.

Ohio organic dairy market gaining

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.

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