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Program targets areas with veterinarian shortages: Vets can get help with student loans

Thursday, May 13, 2010

In return for a commitment of three years of veterinary services in a designated veterinary shortage area, USDA may repay up to $25,000 of student loan debt per year.

Vacation with us … Buckley

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Bob and Wilma Buckley of New Cumberland, W. Va., recently took a cruise to St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Along with 32 friends — 33 friends counting Farm and Dairy, — the two celebrated the beach wedding of a grandson, Bob’s 86th birthday and the couple’s 67th wedding anniversary. Here’s to many more […]

Vacation with us … Houk and Moore

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Annie Houk and Jim Moore, along with Jim’s two sons John and James, enjoy the slopes with Farm and Dairy at Peek N Peak Resort in Clymer, N.Y. Hey, finally a vacation photo that seems to have more snow what we see back in Ohio. The family hails just several miles northeast of Farm and […]

Vacation with us … Amey

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Jim and Toni Amey, who live part time in Canfield, Ohio, stand atop the Blarney Castle with Farm and Dairy immediately after kissing the Blarney Stone. The couple, who also lives in Washington D.C., spent over two weeks in England, Ireland and then back to England where they first met some 18 years ago. Proof […]

Farmers, watch for early insect pests

Thursday, May 13, 2010

COLUMBUS — This warm spring weather may be suitable for planting, but it’s also ideal for pest development. “This is the time when we like to remind growers to get out in their fields and scout for insects and other pests,” said Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist. “Plants can take a lot […]

Vacation with us … Felger

Thursday, May 13, 2010

We don’t know about you, but we want to start whistling that familiar TV tune when we see Don and Donna Felger, of Boardman, Ohio, visiting the Andy and Opie Statue in Mt. Airy, N.C. Did you know Farm and Dairy was a mere 46 years young when The Andy Griffith Show first aired in […]

Michigan aligns cattle TB rules with U.S. regs

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Michigan cattle must have electronic ID before they may move from a farm.

USDA providing weekly organic summary report

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

WASHINGTON — USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is now publishing the National Fruit and Vegetable Organic Summary. Available free every Tuesday at www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/fvworganic.pdf, the new report provides an easy-to-use summary of the market data, including wholesale and shipping point prices and movement data. Contents The report provides all available organic market data at a glance; thus, […]

Newest apples for N.Y. growers only

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

ITHACA, N.Y. — Apple varieties developed by Cornell are grown around the world, but the newest releases will be New York state exclusives. Cornell has forged a licensing agreement with a new apple industry group — the New York State Apple Growers LLC — to grow and market two new, patented premium apple varieties developed […]

Pa. fire department rescues life of Erie County farmer trapped in bin

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The proper response to farm emergencies is often a bit different than that to other crises, and Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences offers a special training course to prepare likely responders. Recent training That ag-rescue training recently was credited with saving another life — the fifth in recent years — […]

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