Stories by Katie Woods

Too much milk leaves Northeast farmers and co-ops no choice but to dump it

Monday, July 13, 2015

The past five years have seen record milk prices for farmers, but this year prices are down.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 7/11

Saturday, July 11, 2015

This week’s top stories include how to dehydrate food, a look at Ohio’s dairy industry, the latest shale well counts in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia and more.

July’s gardening to-do list

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

This month, prune flowers, keep up with your garden’s watering and weeding needs and continue to manage pests.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 7/4

Saturday, July 4, 2015

This week’s top stories include a list of wild foods to forage this summer, a lawsuit involving landowners and the state of Ohio, a lawsuit involving landowners, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers and more.

How to build a rain barrel

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Ohio has seen its fair share of rain so far this summer. A rain barrel is one way to recycle rain for multiple uses around your home.

Here’s the scoop on summer food safety

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Having a picnic this weekend for the Fourth of July? Make sure your food is prepared and served safely by following these tips.

Human-waste sludge from western Pennsylvania treatment facility questioned for safety

Monday, June 29, 2015

Since the early 1990s, Alcosoil, a sludge (or biosoil) used as fertilizer for crop fields, has been produced at the Allegheny County Sanitation Authority (Alcosan).

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 6/27

Saturday, June 27, 2015

This week’s top stories include details on the Beaver County Stockman’s Club’s departure from its 4-H affiliation, a feature on newly retired vocational agriculture teacher Mike Bardo, Pennsylvania’s interstate quarantine for bird flu biosecurity and more.

Too much nitrogen: Colorado dairy farmers to employ conservation practices to limit effects on mountain ecosystem

Friday, June 26, 2015

In Rocky Mountain National Park, an excessive amount of nitrogen is causing various changes in the park’s ecosystem.

How to manage your garden after too much rain

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Rain is a good thing, especially when it comes to growing plants. But too much rain can ruin a garden.

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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.