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Agricultural district designation protects farms and farmers

Monday, November 1, 2010

COLUMBUS — Q: I’ve been hearing about agricultural districts; what are they? A: An agricultural district is a legal description of farmland property that, when designated as an agricultural district, entitles the owner of the farmland to certain benefits.

Extreme conditions forecast for winter

Saturday, October 30, 2010

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — This year across the U.S., Joe Bastardi, AccuWeather chief long-range forecaster, is forecasting harsh cold and snow from the Northwest to the Great Lakes and New England, an early winter for the Northeast, a wintry mess for the mid-Atlantic and Midwest and abnormally warm, dry conditions from Southern California to the […]

Vacation with us…Mellish

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Susan Mellish and Scott Nutter brought Farm and Dairy along while visiting Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, Pa. recently. They also stopped by Hershey, Pa. and saw The Museum on Chocolate Avenue. We hope they brought us along for that too!

Vacation with us…Haake

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Bob Haake from Strongsville, Ohio, and his granddaughter, Allison Roath, enjoyed a quiet vacation at North Myrtle Beach, S.C. As with all vacations, one has to bring along reading material while enjoying the beach. The Farm and Dairy was the perfect choice.

Vacation with us…Eick

Thursday, October 28, 2010

International travel is always a blast, and Farm and Dairy loves to tag along. Such was the case when Sally and Butch Eick from Salem, Ohio, journeyed to Canada to see friends Mike and Susan St. Once from Glen Robertson, Ontario. The Eicks have traveled far and wide this past summer and Farm and Dairy […]

Vacation with us…Clovis

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Farm and Dairy loves to travel to foreign countries, so we thank Willie Elliot and Rod Clovis of Wana, W.Va., for taking us along when they went to visit her son and daughter-in-law in Germany this summer. One of the highlights of the trip was the Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain, which is where this photo […]

Genetically-modified crops benefit nonmodified crops, research shows

Thursday, October 28, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Transgenic corn‘s resistance to pests has benefited even nontransgenic corn, according to agricultural researchers and entomologists. The researchers found that widespread planting of genetically modified Bt corn throughout the Upper Midwest has suppressed populations of the European corn borer, historically one of corn’s primary pests. This area-wide suppression has dramatically reduced […]

Moving to the country takes foresight

Thursday, October 28, 2010

By Lee Carl Finley For many, moving to the country is the fulfillment of a life’s dream. Having worked for 30, 35 or 40 years in a factory or a corporate office, many see moving to the country as their reward for all their hard work. Others may see moving to the country as a […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 28, 2010

Thursday, October 28, 2010

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — Fourteen freshmen members of the West Holmes FFA chapter attended Greenhand Camp at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Sept. 24-26. Greenhand Camp is a personal development camp designed to pump up the new members and introduce them to the FFA and the opportunities the program offers. Members who attended were: Clay Armstrong, Madee […]

Ohio, Pa. FFAers place at convention

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Pictured (left to right): Coach Rachael Topp, Sage Kopronica, Ben Miller, Tessa Topp, Tyler Topp and John Eberly. INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization held its 83rd National FFA Convention Oct. 20-23 in Indianapolis, Ind. Career development event winners were announced at the annual awards banquet during the convention.

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