Stories by Janelle Skrinjar

Migrant farm help is critical

Thursday, April 6, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – When harvest season rolls around at K.W. Zellers and Sons, it’s a race against time to get the vegetables out of the field before they go bad.

Experts say bird flu can be averted

Thursday, April 6, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Some experts say the arrival of avian influenza in North America is inevitable; others feel many strains can be kept at bay.

2003 grand champion lamb officially disqualified

Thursday, March 30, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – The Daulton family spent their life savings trying to clear their name. Now, almost three years and $30,000 later, they are still not satisfied.

Agronomy in action

Thursday, March 30, 2006

CARROLLTON, Ohio – Roger Thomas zigzags across the field on his four-wheeler, bumping over the remains of last year’s soybeans and corn.

Ashtabula barn is destroyed by fire

Thursday, March 23, 2006

SALEM, Ohio – Delno Henry has been putting out fires for other people for 35 years. Last week, he had to put out one of his own.

Eminent domain is concern for landowners

Thursday, March 16, 2006

WASHINGTON – One day your land belongs to you, the next day it belongs to someone else. You didn’t sell it – the government took it and gave it away in the name of higher tax revenues.

FB leaders fight for ag future

Thursday, March 16, 2006

WASHINGTON – Forums with high-profile politicians, congressional visits, briefings and a meeting with the USDA deputy secretary.

Farm bill is hot topic for Farm Bureau

Thursday, March 16, 2006

WASHINGTON – Some things are fine just the way they are. The 2002 farm bill is one of those things, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation.

Farming is funny

Thursday, March 9, 2006

RAGERSVILLE, Ohio – Farming isn’t always a side-splitting, gut-busting, fall-off-your-chair-laughing experience.

Ohio Fresh Eggs ordered to destroy 4.3 million eggs at Croton facility

Thursday, March 9, 2006

SALEM, Ohio -Ohio Fresh Eggs in Croton, Ohio, has been ordered to destroy approximately 4.3 million eggs deemed unfit for human consumption.


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About Janelle

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