Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

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.

Minor breeds must make major strides

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.

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.

Monroe County voters asked to approve levy to fund extension

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Voters in Monroe County, Ohio, must decide just how valuable OSU Extension, the county’s SWCD and senior citizens’ services are.

Ahh … the power of berries

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Research has shown that berries contain many anticarcinogen values and the nutraceutical and phytochemical properties of berries are directly affecting people’s health.

Farm markets’ future ripe for the picking

Thursday, November 2, 2000

The number of farmers’ markets in the United States has increased 37 percent over the last four years.

Region’s county fair sales total $4 million

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Farm and Dairy witnessed and recorded more than $4 million being raised in support of 4-H and FFA youth at 28 county fairs this summer in the tri-state region.

Livestock get a new lease on life

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Pa. farm helped rescue chickens trapped in Buckeye Egg facility after September tornado.

Conservancy adapts its approach toward saving the countryside

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Novel community-based conservation approach takes the long view toward “changing tomorrow’s history.”

Great Lakes: EPA’s window on the world

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Environmental quality has improved, but it still has some ways to go to meet the EPA standards that have been set.

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