Stories by Katie Woods

EPA drops West Virginia farm’s Clean Water Act case

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency has dropped an appeal for a ruling concerning a West Virginia farm.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/27

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The top stories from the week September 21-September 27, 2014.

Traficant in critical condition after farm accident

Friday, September 26, 2014

Former U.S. Representative James Traficant sustained injuries in a farm accident on Sept. 23.

All about apples: Tips for using, picking and storing

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

This time of year, farm markets will advertise their fresh apples for sale and u-pick opportunities.

Soil bacteria could help farmers grow more crops

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Believe it or not, the thing that could change farming isn’t the climate or a new piece of equipment.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/20

Saturday, September 20, 2014

The top stories from the week September 14-September 20, 2014.

Where do you store your eggs?

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The American style of washing and refrigerating eggs isn’t all that common in other parts of the world.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/13

Saturday, September 13, 2014

The top stories from the week September 7-September 13, 2014.

Firewood basics: Tips for drying, storage and safety

Saturday, September 13, 2014

As fall’s cool, crisp air settles in and the season changes to winter, a warm fire is a welcoming thought.

Robot can navigate cornfield, spray fertilizer

Friday, September 12, 2014

Add “robot” to your list of agricultural buzzwords.

Forego end of summer gardening maintenance to see annuals again in spring

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Let annuals go at the end of the summer instead of performing routine garden care.

Akron company builds drones for farm use

Monday, September 8, 2014

An Akron business specializes in building drones that can be used for farming practices.

Recount underway for Missouri “Right to Farm” amendment

Sunday, September 7, 2014

A recount is in the works for Missouri’s “Right to Farm” amendment, which narrowly passed last month.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 9/6

Saturday, September 6, 2014

The top stories from the week August 31-September 6, 2014.

Looking ahead: natural gas supply, cost could be more than last year

Friday, September 5, 2014

A shortage in natural gas this winter isn’t likely, thanks to the shale gas industry.

Greenhouse camel crickets abundant in eastern U.S.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

You might find an unfamiliar, cannibalistic creature in your basement, according to The Huffington Post.

Farms: One size doesn’t fit all

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

In regards to pollution, production and other factors, does the size of a farm matter?

Farmer turns heads on The Bachelor

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

The 19th season of ABC’s The Bachelor will feature a popular eliminated candidate from The Bachelorette — more commonly known as “the farmer.”

What’s being done about the world’s food waste?

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

The world wastes more food than you think.

Lower seed prices? Probably not

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Seed prices aren’t likely to fall for next growing season, even though crop prices have dropped.

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About Katie

Katie Woods is Farm and Dairy’s online content producer. She grew up in Columbiana, OH. Katie likes reading, enjoying the outdoors, and experimenting with craft projects.