BURTON, Ohio — Breeders and Feeders 4-H Club held a meeting July 16 and practiced Skill-a-thon at the Patterson Center. Upcoming events discussed were July 28 canoeing at Camp Hi at noon; a car wash Aug. 14 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.. at the Tractor Supply Store in Chardon; and hoof trimming at the fairgrounds Aug. […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association and PennAg Industries Association will join to host the 3rd Annual Animal Welfare Forum Aug. 12 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hershey, Pa. The theme of the forum is Working Together for Animal Welfare from Farm to Fork. This year’s forum will feature keynote speaker […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Animal Health and Diagnostic Commission is seeking producers and representatives of agricultural organizations to participate in a focus group on animal health needs and priorities in the state.
Ron Drozdowski of Lakewood, Ohio, and Marilyn Bednanski traveled to Tenakee Springs, Ala., for an outdoor adventure. They went fishing for halibut, harvested a 9-foot brown bear, went hunting and did zip lining in the trees.
MADISON, Wis. — The Iraq War has taken a greater toll on the nation’s non-metropolitan areas because troops from rural areas experience higher rates of death in the war than those from urban parts of the U.S., according to a new study by a University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist. Rural troops experience higher death rates regardless […]
COLUMBUS — For the first time since the trapping of Western bean cutworm moths in corn began in 2006, Ohio State University Extension entomologists have identified egg masses and larvae. The find reveals that populations continue to increase and that growers will really need to monitor the pest in the future. “The infestation of egg […]
JOHNSTON, Iowa — Seeking to demonstrate alfalfa’s potential for cellulosic ethanol production, particularly in rotations with corn, the National Alfalfa & Forage Alliance and the National Corn Growers Association hosted Alfalfa/Corn Rotations for Sustainable Cellulosic Biofuels Production in Iowa June 29-30 at Pioneer’s Carver Center. “It seems as though alfalfa is treated as the ‘red-headed […]
WEST LAFAYETTE Ind. — Remember last winter? The extreme cold and snowy winter? We’d like to forget it, but cattlemen, in particular, hope they don’t see a repeat of winter’s impact on the 2010 calving season. Difficult births Many calves were born with heavier birth weights, which resulted in more cases of dystocia, or difficult […]
NEW YORK — Christie’s auction house recently held a sale of items from the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum collection. The Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum closed their doors last year after over four decades of celebrating one of the most popular cowboys and cowgirls the world has ever known. Items The auction […]