Stories by Former Farm and Dairy Reporters

New poultry program ensures safety

Thursday, January 12, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Much of the poultry industry agreed last week to test all of its flocks for a deadly strain of bird flu.

Top stories of 2005

Thursday, January 5, 2006

Floods, eminent domain, Hurricane Katrina, soybean rust, fuel prices … A look at what made headlines in Farm and Dairy in 2005.

U.S. beef back in business in Hong Kong

Thursday, January 5, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Following Japan’s lead last month to open its border, Hong Kong also agreed to relax its ban on U.

With the times

Thursday, January 5, 2006

SALEM, Ohio –

‘If you knew my dad …’

Thursday, December 15, 2005

I’d just got home from work that day. It was this spring, May 19. I was in my bathroom and I happened to look out the window.

U.S. beef set to be in Japan by holidays

Thursday, December 15, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Almost two years after mad cow disease prompted Japan to shut its border to U.S. beef, trade has now resumed.

Dairy tool improves bottom line

Thursday, December 8, 2005

SALEM, Ohio- Even the best dairies have areas where they can squeeze a few more dollars. Maybe it’s reproduction.

Creativity culminates in farm

Thursday, December 1, 2005

NEW BEDFORD, Ohio – Everyone has a story. Every grandparent, every child, even every farm. Take the little woman with the cherubic smile who splits her time between making chenille pigs for children and pruning Christmas trees to perfection.

Operation Evergreen: Sending the spirit overseas

Thursday, November 24, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Two men crouch in Army fatigues in front of a Christmas tree. They cradle rifles in their arms and children’s popsicle-stick snowflakes hang on the tree.

Minerva Cheese Factory gets patent

Thursday, November 24, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – Sometimes working with your family has certain perks. Take Adam Mueller, Minerva Cheese Factory’s fifth generation.


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