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Learn more about vegetable grafting at symposium in Georgia

Friday, December 19, 2014

The third national vegetable grafting symposium, Growing New Roots for the Vegetable Industry, will be held Jan. 8 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.

FSA disaster assistance program expanded; Jan. 14 deadline set

Friday, December 19, 2014

New options provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of Dec. 18, 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Smithville FFA chapter’s senior Parli Pro team competed at Triway High School and placed second against three other teams in the Parliamentary Procedure competition Nov. 25.

United Producers agrees to pay GIPSA penalty

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

United Producers will pay $500 to settle with GIPSA.

Operations suspended at Schwan Grain

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Farmers who are owed money for grain deposits with Schwan Grain should call ODA’s Grain Warehouse Section at 614-728-6410.

Livestock may need extra feed in colder weather to keep warm

Sunday, December 14, 2014

While the weather outside isn’t frightful – yet – livestock producers still need to be thinking now about how they’ll keep their animals warm when the temperatures drop, wind chills rise and it starts to snow, snow, snow.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 11, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

During last month’s meeting, the Hicks and Hayseeds 4-H Club elected new officers.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of Dec. 11, 2014

Thursday, December 11, 2014

On Dec. 3, members of the Northwestern FFA competed in the District 3 parliamentary procedure contest held at Northwestern High School.

Water quality practices on display in northwestern Ohio

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Drive-it-yourself tour to feature water quality improvements.

Checkoff passed by Ky. beef producers

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Kentucky beef cattle producers voted to assess themselves an additional $1 per head on cattle marketed in Kentucky in a statewide referendum held in November.

Penn State links with vet school in Glasgow

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

After successfully completing their senior year, they will receive a bachelor’s degree from Penn State while continuing to pursue their veterinary degree at the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine.

Ralph E. Lautzenheiser, 1920-2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ohio —Ralph E. Lautzenheiser, 94, of Louisville, Ohio, died Dec. 7, 2014, at Altercare of Louisville. He was born in Louisville, Ohio, on April 24, 1920, to the late Winfield and Bertha (Henning) Lautzenheiser. Mr. Lautzenheiser was a retired dairy farmer and was also a retired fieldman for Dairy Farmers of America. He was […]

Vacation with Us:

Monday, December 8, 2014

If you think it’s cold in Ohio… Christine and Frank Castle traveled to Wyoming Nov. 6 to visit their daughter and brought Farm and Dairy along for the ride. A massive cold front moved in during the visit, dropping temperatures below zero. By the time the couple left Wyoming on Nov. 13, it was 10 […]

Vacation with Us: Ginger and Anthony Domitrovich

Monday, December 8, 2014

Ginger and Anthony Domitrovich, of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, went to Town and Country Days in Epworth, Iowa, this summer to visit family who competed in the rib cook-off. There were 10 rib competitors, and brother, Frank Domitrovich, won first place. Congratulations, Frank!

Vacation with Us: Ross and Donna Rauscher

Monday, December 8, 2014

Ross and Donna Rauscher, of Seville, Ohio, took a Malt Shop Memories Cruise with oldies music and took Farm and Dairy along with them. They are pictured at the southernmost point in the U.S.

Coal-filled stockings just got cheaper thanks to lower prices

Monday, December 8, 2014

Coal prices have risen slightly in the past year, but the increase has been so minimal — at 2 percent, or $5-7 per ton — that consumers will not feel the impact.

Poinsettias not so poisonous: Tips on keeping your plant healthy all year

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Follow these tips and your poinsettia will look great all year.

How does the PUCO monitor pipeline safety?

Sunday, December 7, 2014

In Ohio, more than 3 million people use natural gas, and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) oversees more than 56,000 miles of distribution lines, which provide natural gas to individual users, as well as more than 10,000 miles of transmission lines.

Boards unite to view Utica Shale Academy program

Friday, December 5, 2014

Board members from the Jefferson County Educational Service Center, Southern Local Schools and the Utica Shale Academy got a first-hand look at the new conversion school which is preparing students for a future in the oil and gas industry.

USDA extends dairy Margin Protection Program deadline, again

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Farmers now have more time to sign up for the dairy Margin Protection Program. The new deadline is Dec. 19.

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