Stories by Janelle Skrinjar

Power Show Ohio 2008

Thursday, January 24, 2008






Getting to know PSO Power Show Ohio is all about agricultural, construction and outdoor power equipment and products.

Farmer fashions a tiny Tilloll

Thursday, January 24, 2008

SALEM, Ohio – John Gause has always been fascinated by farm equipment. The way it operates, the way it handles, the way all the pieces and parts work together.

Turkey tradition

Thursday, December 20, 2007

LEECHBURG, Pa. – Browsing through the retail freezer cases at

MWCD fee is stalled by lawmakers

Thursday, December 20, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – SALEM, Ohio – Residents of the

Carroll FSA office to be consolidated

Thursday, December 13, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Carroll County farmers will be driving farther to visit their Farm Service Agency next year.

Dairy labeling debate continues

Thursday, December 13, 2007

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio – For Carol Goland, it’s about a consumer’s right to know. For Brenda Hastings, it’s about not misleading those who buy dairy products.

Pa. postpones milk label change

Thursday, December 6, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – One month after announcing a ban on “misleading” dairy labels, the

Dairy labeling, rbST take center stage in Ohio, Pa.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – RbST-free. It’s just a small, eight-letter phrase, but it’s a topic that’s getting big attention.

Called to conserve

Thursday, November 22, 2007

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio – Ken and Dorothy Stitzlein want to be certain of one thing in life. They want to know their farm will be around long after they’re gone.

Not always easy, but always worth it

Thursday, November 15, 2007

KINGSVILLE, Ohio – When Loren and Nancy Ring set a goal, they stick to it. It’s been nearly 50 years since they opened the doors of Ringbyre Jerseys in Ashtabula County and their intent hasn’t changed since the first milk truck pulled up to the barn.

Pa. says milk labels can be misleading

Thursday, November 1, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Hormone free. Antibiotic free. Pesticide free. These phrases have caused some tension in the dairy industry recently.

Pa. program provides pasture protection

Thursday, November 1, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – A new insurance program is giving Pennsylvania farmers another option when it comes to risk management.

The courage to carry on

Thursday, October 25, 2007

MARIETTA, Ohio – For as long as Neil Lane can remember, he never wanted to do anything except farm. He loves the open space, the fresh air, the hard work.

At a crossroad

Thursday, October 25, 2007

The problem. In 2006, Stark County farmer Jerry Dickerhoof planted corn in a field at the intersection of Kenmore Street and Parks Avenue.

Facing challenges the mustang way

Thursday, October 11, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Dave McClelland won’t get the manure spreader he was hoping for, but he did make an important addition to his farm this summer.

Digester turns food waste into energy

Thursday, October 4, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Converting waste from dairy cows into renewable energy has been big news in recent years.

Market your heart out with these tips

Thursday, September 27, 2007

LONDON, Ohio – Knowing how to grow crisp vegetables and perfectly plumped fruit is a useful skill, but most farmers know there’s more to it than just planting and harvesting.

Shooting the breeze about wind energy

Thursday, September 27, 2007

LONDON, Ohio – Summer breezes aren’t traditionally associated with energy production, but a growing number of consumers and researchers are finding out that wind can do more than just cool us down on a hot day.

Make big bucks on small space

Thursday, September 27, 2007

LONDON, Ohio – Earning $80,000 an acre may seem like an unrealistic goal, but one researcher says it’s entirely possible with the right business plan.

Many reasons to celebrate at Harrison County Farm Bureau annual meeting

Thursday, September 20, 2007

SCIO, Ohio – The Harrison County Farm Bureau recognized John and Audrey Birney with one of its highest honors.

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About Janelle

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