Stories by Katie Woods

New law puts gray wolves back on endangered list

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The new law affects Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan.

Wisconsin man keeps Christmas tree up for 40 years

Saturday, December 27, 2014

He believes that his tree may hold the record for the longest-standing cut Christmas tree.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/27

Saturday, December 27, 2014

The top stories from the week Dec. 21 to Dec. 27, 2014.

Study links fast food to poor academic test scores in children

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Over half of the students ate fast food one to three times per week, and more than three-quarters of the students had fast food at least once a week.

Five baking tips and tricks

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Making cookies, cakes and pies isn’t so stressful when you have some tricks up your sleeve.

App helps farm workers locate nearest grain rescue tube

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The app is powered by GPS technology and allows for rescue crews to get to the farmer more quickly than in the past.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/20

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The top stories from the week Dec. 14 to Dec. 20, 2014.

Recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays

Saturday, December 20, 2014

When Christmas is over and your tree begins to drop its needles, don’t put it out for the garbage.

Cow escapes from Idaho butcher shop, leads to police chase

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The 1,000 pound cow was considered a safety hazard after it caused damage to several vehicles and almost caused minor traffic accidents.

Seven creative gift wrapping ideas

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

There are numerous alternatives to bows, wrapping paper, gift boxes and store-bought gift tags, and they all come from materials you have around the house.

Christmas Bird Count underway across the Americas

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Christmas Bird Count includes more than 2,300 regional counts between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5 for birders of all ages.

Chocolate shortage could be averted, master pastry chef says

Monday, December 15, 2014

By 2020, cocoa demand is projected to increase by one million tons.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/13

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The top stories from the week Dec. 7 to Dec. 13, 2014.

Christmas on the farm (Photos)

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Here are some of the web’s best farms showing Christmas cheer.

ND farming brothers convicted of crop insurance scam

Friday, December 12, 2014

The two brothers were convicted of intentionally destroying their seeds, crops and potatoes in storage.

Christmas decoration safety tips

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Choosing decor wisely and using it correctly will help to keep you and your home safe this holiday season.

Toledo mayor wants presidential executive order for Lake Erie algae problem

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The economic impact of Lake Erie’s toxic algae blooms on the city of Toledo totalled an estimated $2.2 million to $2.5 million.

Usefulness of farm data to change with new Farm Bill provisions

Monday, December 8, 2014

Today, more than 60 percent of farmers have access to precision technology, and about 90 percent of farm machinery can connect to the Internet and transmit data, but almost all of that data isn’t used by farmers.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/6

Saturday, December 6, 2014

The top stories from the week Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, 2014.

Ceftiofur largely misused in animals on American dairy farms

Friday, December 5, 2014

The drug could create antibiotic-resistant bacteria, increasing the chances of infection in humans that can’t be treated by conventional medicine.

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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.