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Ohio cattlemen honor Buchy, Sutherlys with top awards

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

More than 275 attended the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association annual meeting and banquet Jan. 24 at the Nationwide Conference Center.

Cattlemen: Beef up basic management practices

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Lower corn prices, improved pasture conditions, smaller beef cow herds and increased domestic demand combined to help beef cattle producers experience record prices for beef this year.

Phone scams continue to be a serious threat

Friday, January 23, 2015

WASHINGTON — Phone scams remain on IRS “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season.

Taste NY vending machines premiere at rest areas

Friday, January 23, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. — Taste NY vending machines are now fully operational at the Clifton Park Rest Area on Interstate 87 north of Albany, and at the Broome Gateway Rest Area, located between the Pennsylvania state line and Exit 1 on Interstate 81 in Broome County.

Vacation with Us: Never too old for a Toy Show

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Farm and Dairy newspaper made its way to the 2014 National Farm Toy Show in Dyersville, Iowa. The newspaper is being held by Jay Graham at the show. From left in the picture is Danny Hixon, Logan Stoops, Tiler Stoops, Charlie Baird, Wayne Cooper, Jay Graham and Vernon Stoops.

Vacation with Us: Michael Yoder Sr. valued subscriber of Farm and Dairy

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The late Michael Yoder Sr., of Sebring, Ohio, was a long time subscriber of Farm and Dairy. Cindy Dalton, of North Potomac, Maryland, and Michael enjoyed Farm and Dairy in Somerset, Pennsylvania, in April 2014. He passed away in June 2014.

Vacation with Us: Sheldon and Kathy Brown

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Sheldon and Kathy Brown, of Sebring, Ohio, made sure to bring along their Farm and Dairy while visiting family in Oklahoma in October.

Vacation with Us: Keenes at the Grand Canyon

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Janet Keene, Lyle Printing and Publishing Co. commercial printing sales manager, and her husband, Randy, took the Farm and Dairy on vacation to the Grand Canyon. They rode on the Grand Canyon railroad from Williams, Arizona, to the south rim of the canyon. They arrived the day after the “cloud inversion” that filled the canyon […]

Vacation with Us: Colorado Elk Hunting

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Timmy Minch from Wheeling, W.Va., took the Farm and Dairy elk hunting in Colorado with his cousin, Jared and uncle Dennis Henderson from Valley Grove, W.Va., in October 2014.

Vacation with Us: Lang Family Hits the Slopes

Thursday, January 22, 2015

John Lang, owner of Mogul Creek Farm in Portage County, took a skiing trip to the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Snowbird, Utah, with his family— and his Farm and Dairy — in December. Lang had plenty of time for reading as the group had to wait an hour for the tram, only to find that […]

Vacation with Us: Congrats Ohio 4-H Quiz Bowl Team!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Ohio Quiz Bowl team members (from left) Christina Coler of Mahoning County, Tanner Topp of Wayne County, Levi Plocher of Mahoning County, and Nicole Walters of Delaware County tied for fifth place out of 14 state teams competing in the National 4-H Dairy Knowledge Quiz Bowl Nov. 7 and 8 in Louisville, Kentucky. And, of […]

Vacation with Us: Aloha from Hawaii

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Farm and Dairy went to Hawaii in early October with David and Carol Lee, of Wexford, Pennsylvania, to visit their daughter and her family in Mililani on the island of Oahu. Pictured are David and his 7-year-old twin grandsons, Patrick (in stripes) and Liam (in Angry Birds). They are at the weekly farmers’ market at […]

Vacation with Us: Kurt and Karen Wynn

Thursday, January 22, 2015

When Kurt and Karen Wynn, of Ashland, Ohio, split for San Juan Puerto Rico to escape the Ohio November 30 through Dec. 6, they brought along Farm and Dairy to read during their vacation down time.

Vacation with Us: Cruise the Panama Canal

Thursday, January 22, 2015

It isn’t every day that Farm and Dairy gets invited to a high school reunion. But that was the case in December when three Class of 1960 Beaver Local High School graduates took a cruise along the Panama Canal. Evelyn Burley and her husband, Bob, of Connecticut; Jim Trotter and his wife, Nancy, from Smithville, […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Mohawk FFA Chapter recently traveled to Harrisburg for three days at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. The students paid for the entire trip with fundraisers.   At the FFA Mid-Winter Convention, three Mohawk FFA members received the State FFA Degree — Corbin Rohrmann, son of Dee Dee and Rich Rohrmann; Travis Singer, […]

Ohio creamery gets OK on label

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Snowville Creamery produces minimum-heat pasteurized, non-homogenized milk and dairy products sourced from local grass-grazed cows can now label its products as coming from pastured cows fed only non-GMO feeds and forage.

Ohio Beef Expo gears up for 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

This annual event, coordinated by the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, includes breed sales, shows and displays, trade show and a highly competitive junior show.

A round-up of 4-H news for the week of Jan. 22, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The Lone Rangers 4-H club held its monthly meeting Jan. 11.

New crop insurance option for specialty crop growers, diversified farms

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The policy allows producers to insure between 50 to 85 percent of their whole farm revenue and makes crop insurance more affordable for producers, including fruit and vegetable growers and organic farmers and ranchers.

Half of U.S. dairymen enroll in new margin protection program

Thursday, January 22, 2015

The voluntary program provides financial assistance to participating farmers when the margin — the difference between the price of milk and feed costs — falls below the coverage level selected by the farmer.

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