Stories by Janelle Skrinjar

About Janelle

Former reporter Janelle Skrinjar wrote for Farm and Dairy from 2005 to 2009.

Ag economist says 2007 farm bill will differ from past legislation

Thursday, February 2, 2006

COLUMBUS – The 2007 farm bill will be different from its predecessors, according to agricultural economist Carl Zulauf.

Ohio gives first-ever bioscience loan

Thursday, February 2, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Advanced Biological Marketing in Van Wert, Ohio, has received the first bioscience loan ever distributed by Ohio.

Farmers are the best conservationists we have

Thursday, February 2, 2006

COLUMBUS – Education is agriculture’s most powerful tool in helping the public understand farm practices and programs.

Power Show Ohio gears up for 36th run

Thursday, January 26, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Whether you’re looking for the latest all-terrain vehicle, the most current compact tractor or anything in between, you’re likely to find it at

Egg farm denies cruelty charges

Thursday, January 19, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – One of Pennsylvania’s largest egg producers plans to plead not guilty to animal cruelty charges filed against it after an animal advocacy group allegedly documented chickens living in substandard conditions on the farm.

McDorman Farms named Commercial Cattleman of the Year

Thursday, January 19, 2006

SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio – He remembers the exact day and time because it goes three, four, five. April 3, 1974, at 5 p.

Ohio farmstead cheese guild forming

Thursday, January 19, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – In a world where mass production and corporate giants thrive, some Ohio businessmen and women are trying to preserve the traditional, small-scale production that makes their product unique.

Ohio Supreme Court: Landowners have a right to groundwater

Thursday, January 12, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – If you own the land, you have a property right to the water beneath it. According to a recent judgment by the Ohio Supreme Court, Ohio landowners have a property right in the groundwater under their land and the government cannot violate that right without providing compensation.

Extension office will depend on donations

Thursday, January 12, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Tax dollars won’t fund the operations of the Columbiana County Extension office this year, but hopefully donations will.

Five Pa. residents awarded for conservation work in Lawrence County

Thursday, January 12, 2006

NEW CASTLE, Pa. – For Gary Fulkman, conservation is just something that’s always been at the forefront of his mind.

Carroll County cows captured on canvas

Thursday, January 5, 2006

CARROLLTON, Ohio – There are some Holsteins, an Angus, a Shorthorn and, yes, even the cow that jumped over the moon.

A second chance for Ohio taxpayers

Thursday, December 29, 2005

SALEM – For those who have been hiding from the penalties of overdue taxes, it’s time to step into the clear without fear.

Help is here for small farm owners

Thursday, December 22, 2005

SALEM, Ohio – It’s the perfect little plot of land. Now, what do you do with it? Delving into the world of agriculture for the first time can be a scary experience for those with little or no knowledge about the industry, but there is a way to secure a safety net before jumping in.

Columbiana County: Lindsay earns Farm Bureau honors

Thursday, September 23, 2004

HANOVERTON, Ohio – Scott Lindsay attributes his success as a farmer to hard work, dedication and his family.

Learning to farm one day at a time

Thursday, September 4, 2003

Nearly 100 children from Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties participated in Spring Hill Farm Market’s Farmer for a Day program this summer.

Set in stone: Belmont County sundial is a one-of-a-kind creation

Thursday, August 28, 2003

Bill Mead built his own sundail that took him more than 400 hours to complete and half of that time was devoted solely to mathematics.

Summer rains push crops to extremes

Thursday, August 21, 2003

Late plantings, a wet summer and cooler-than-normal daytime temperatures are adding up to a disease-ridden, nonproductive soybean crop.

Mercer 4-H supporters open wallets for $90,000

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Barbour clan continued its livestock dynasty at the Mercer County 4-H Roundup.

Bidders battle it out at 2003 Butler Farm Show

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Filges siblings sell grand, reserve champion steers for record prices.

Groundhog hole provides portal to prehistoric past

Thursday, August 7, 2003

Washington County’s Meadowcroft Rockshelter has evidence of life 16,000 years ago, making it the oldest human campsite in North America.

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