Stories by Katie Woods

What does Gwyneth Paltrow have to do with food stamps?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Paltrow took on the #NYCFoodBankChallenge to raise awareness for SNAP funding.

How to keep wildlife out of your garden

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Deter deer, rabbits, groundhogs and other common wildlife from ruining your garden with these tips.

Colorado lake infested with 4,000 goldfish

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Even though goldfish are harmless, park officials are afraid that they will harm the lake’s natural aquatic ecosystem.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 4/11

Saturday, April 11, 2015

This week’s top stories feature backyard poultry selection tips, research on raw milk consumption, advice for landowners facing the possibility of a pipeline on their property, a community garden that’s doing its part to serve the community and April’s gardening to-do list.

Potential Listeria contamination leads Sabra to recall hummus

Friday, April 10, 2015

The Sabra Dipping Company recalled 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus April 8 after a random sample tested possible for Listeria monocytogenes.

6 weather resources for farmers

Friday, April 10, 2015

When it comes to the weather, where do you get your forecast?

Why the Food Babe is getting so much flak

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Blogger Vani Hari, also known as “the Food Babe,” is under scrutiny from some groups for assertions she’s made about science, ranging from genetically modified organisms to purported chemicals in food to her anti-vaccine beliefs.

April’s gardening to-do list

Monday, April 6, 2015

There are a few more gardening tasks to take care of during April as the ground dries and the temperatures get warmer.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 4/4

Saturday, April 4, 2015

This week’s top stories include a calf born with its heart in its throat, the reality of poverty and hardship in southeastern Kentucky, the best fruits and vegetables for self-sufficiency, USDA crop insurance deadline information and perspectives on 2015 dairy prices.

Drones prove useful for farmers

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Drones manufactured by Event 38 can be operated from smartphones.

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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.