COLUMBUS — Professionals who manage parks, farms, trees, wildlife, landscape plants and more can get a detailed look at Ohio’s invasive species — both what has arrived and what may be coming — at a workshop May 17. Called “Ohio’s Non-native Invasives,” the event goes from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Founder’s Auditorium in [...]
COLUMBUS — The professional Master’s in Plant Health Management degree, developed by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, has become the first graduate program at the university to achieve affiliation in the National Professional Science Master’s Association. The first of its kind at Ohio State, the degree is a joint effort [...]
Lisa and Lori Arnold, of Orrville, Ohio, sisters, recently visited Houston. Local relatives (Jane Hilton and Mae Currie) showed them around George Ranch Historical Park, a living history museum that tracks four generations of one family over 100 years of Texas history. Pictured are Jane and Lori (back) and Lisa and Mae (front).
Mike Yoder, bottom right, of Sebring, Ohio, recently vacationed in Washington D.C. He was a guest at the 25-year celebration at IBM for Cindy Dalton, back right. Of course, he brought Farm and Dairy along to share!
Randy Stoker, right, of Atlantic, Pa., sits with his friend Joy and the Farm and Dairy at Taal Volcano, at Tagaytay in the Phillipines. Randy visited the Phillipines from November until February.
Ray and Ada Miller, of Uniontown, Ohio, recently traveled to Tamil Nadu, India, to visit the orphan children they support. The Miller’s visited from Feb. 21 through March 10. Although the children enjoyed looking through the Farm and Dairy, they had a little trouble reading it, being that they speak Tamil, not English!
WASHINGTON — The American Farm Bureau Federation says poultry and livestock farmers scored a win April 22 when a federal court rejected efforts by the Environmental Protection Agency to dismiss a case brought by West Virginia poultry farmer Lois Alt. Alt had challenged an EPA order demanding that she obtain a Clean Water Act discharge [...]
Farm oil spill containment rule will not be enforced against farms until September 2013.
BURTON, Ohio — Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H Club met April 21 at Ernst Lanes. Dates were discussed for the officer training workshop May 1. All new officers should try to attend. Things were discussed about Quality Assurance from 10 a.m. – noon May 4 at the fairgrounds. Pig Tagging is set for 8 a.m.-11 [...]
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio —The Miami Trace FFA held its 50th annual banquet at Miami Trace High School April 17. Many scholarships were presented to senior FFA members. The FFA Alumni scholarships went to the following seniors: Blake Pitstick, Sarah Boston, Kyler May, Kayla Clyburn, and Blayne Toth. The FFA Chapter Scholarships were presented to Saranna Worley, [...]