Stories by Travis Loudin

Canine and bovine

Thursday, January 29, 2009

We found this photo hanging around in one of our files and something about the expression on these animals’ faces made us chuckle.

Apple Butter

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Students from the Mohawk High School FFA chapter gave a presentation on making apple butter at the Lawrence County Conservation District annual awards lunch Jan. 8. The presentation included everything from getting the apples to canning the final product.

Keeping the holidays happy

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Rhonda Farmer, secretary of the Columbiana County Farm Bureau, presented all the fixings for a Christmas dinner to Fleming House residents Lori Zimmerly and Cristy Phillips. The gift included everything necessary to provide a holiday meal for all the residents of the house.

Getting Together

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

The Country Friends 4-H club joined Evelyn Houserman for a worship and song service Dec. 7 at Parkside Health Center in Columbiana, Ohio.

Helping the Hungry

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Black River FFA recently held its annual canned food drive. Classes competed to see which one could donate the most food and the Advanced Ag class came out on top. The chapter collected 358 total cans of food, which was donated to the West Salem food bank.

The Weigh-In

Thursday, December 11, 2008

It seems like fair days just a dot on the horizon right now, but 4-H’ers and FFA students with steer projects are already looking ahead to summer. Ashtabula County held its steer weigh-in recently, with 64 beef steers and 15 dairy steers tagged for show in August. Here, Kyle Jones from the Prime Bovine 4-H […]

Sign of Summer

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia haven’t seen too many signs of summer lately, but these sunflowers certainly brightened our day. We’re patiently waiting for warmer weather to return.

Funny Face

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

This fellow was curious to know why his dinner was being interrupted.

Fun at the fair

Thursday, November 20, 2008

With the dark days of winter setting in, we thought it would be a good time to remember the warm sunshine of summer. These boys, spotted at the Hookstown Fair in Pennsylvania, sure seemed to be having a good time in the dairy barn.

Just Clucky

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Savannah Lewis poses with one of her chickens at the covered bridge festival at the Ashtabula County 4-H Interactive Animal Display.


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