Stories by Katie Woods

Holiday gift guide 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Christmas is just a few short weeks away and holiday shopping is in full swing. Our holiday gift guide will help you navigate your way through a successful shopping season.

Top 10 gifts for outdoor trendsetters

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Whether you’re buying for an outdoorsman, nature lover or trendsetter, you’ll find the perfect gift on our list.

Wetlands rule brings controversy, confusion

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Questions remain about what the wetland rule protects.

Thanksgiving leftovers: 10 next-day uses for turkey

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Eating leftovers the weekend after Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be boring.

Hunting safety tips for beginners and experts

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hunting season is in full swing, so whether you’re hunting with gun or bow, take these safety reminders into consideration.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/22

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The top stories for the week Nov. 16-Nov. 22, 2014.

New immigration plan creates problems doesn’t consider agriculture

Friday, November 21, 2014

The plan, which will protect millions of undocumented immigrants, but farm workers won’t be permitted to apply for protection due to their jobs unless they have been in the U.S. for more than five years.

Stay healthy this holiday season

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Careful preparation, cooking, and healthy eating are important, especially during the holiday season.

How to survive Black Friday

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For those who like to finish their turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie early to get ready for one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday is a much anticipated day that seems to be starting earlier each year.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/15

Saturday, November 15, 2014

The top stories for the week Nov. 9-Nov. 15, 2014.

At Meadowhawk Farm, a turkey’s diet influences its taste

Friday, November 14, 2014

Meadowhawk Farm raises bronze and heritage turkeys.

Homemade hot chocolate

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Homemade hot chocolate is rich, creamy and simple to make.

Dear Hero Program reaches out to deployed troops

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

One woman’s care packages have started a group committed to sending a little piece of home to soldiers overseas.

Number of women with concealed carry permits up from 2008

Monday, November 10, 2014

One of the ways that women are protecting themselves against violence and crime is by obtaining a concealed carry permit.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/8

Saturday, November 8, 2014

The top stories from the week Nov. 2-Nov. 8, 2014.

Increased oil and gas drilling leads to lower prices at the pump

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Gasoline prices have hovered just below $3 a gallon at the pump, and oil prices are steady at about $80 a barrel.

Turkey time: Tips for preparing your Thanksgiving dinner

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

The most anticipated dish of Thanksgiving dinner is up for debate, but to some, the turkey just can’t be beat.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/1

Saturday, November 1, 2014

The top stories from the week Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2014.

Pumpkin decorating ideas for Halloween

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Carving a Jack-o’-lantern is no longer the most popular way to decorate a pumpkin for Halloween.

Youngstown company uses hydroponic system, grows lettuce indoors

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Growing food underground is a revolutionary idea to some, but to a Youngstown couple, it’s a no-brainer for their lettuce company.

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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.