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Vacation with us … Harvey

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

While fishing on Devil’s Lake in North Dakota and hunting antelope near Forsyth, Mont., Bill Harvey Jr. of DuBois, Pa., took time out to pose with Farm and Dairy in Rugby, N.D.

Vacation with us … Greer

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

William and Judith Greer of Richmond, Ohio, attended the National Quartet Convention Sept. 17 at the Louisville Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. They took Farm and Dairy along as part of the Warther Museum Travel tour group.

Fulton Co. landowners preserve farms

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Fulton County residents Robert and Carol Willson preserved two farms totaling 120.08 acres by donating agricultural easements to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. This assures the land will forever be used for agricultural purposes. The Willson family’s Royalton Township 55.08-acre farm contains approximately 80 percent prime farmland soils, and their 65-acre farm […]

Stronger markets bring positive attitude to sheep convention

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

DENVER, Colo. — The year began with stronger markets for lamb and wool, which helped provide a positive attitude to industry participants at the American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) National Lamb Feeders Association Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 20-23. Cull-ewe prices are the highest seen in years, wool markets are expected to be active, pelt […]

Vacation with us … Dazey

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Chuck and Tina (pictured) Dazey of Louisville, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along with them to Las Vegas to celebrate the marriage of their daughter. They took a chance at the slots, but they quickly found out it was a better gamble reading Farm and Dairy.

Thanks to the community for help with Baker benefit

Monday, February 8, 2010

Editor: We would like to thank the generosity of the community for its support of the Jennifer (Miller) Baker Family. The support and kindness of all those who helped, supported or contributed in any way made the recent benefit a huge success. The family and friends who organized the event extend appreciation to all. Benefit […]

USDA sets sights on new plan for National Animal Identification System

Monday, February 8, 2010

Public outcry from farmers changes the mind of the USDA about NAIS

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 4, 2010

Thursday, February 4, 2010

ALBANY, Ohio — The Alexander FFA chapter held a chapter meeting Jan. 27. Topics that were discussed and voted upon included making committees for the banquet, creating an audit committee for our treasurer’s records, buying a new camera for the chapter reporter and also discussing the notion of holding the chapter officer elections in February […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Feb. 4, 2010

Thursday, February 4, 2010

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers met at the Jefferson Joint Vocational School with Morgan Millhorn leading the meeting. The club elected the following officers: Holly Mazur, president; Ali Glenn, vice president; Jennifer Smith, secretary; and Courtney Darling, treasurer. Window decorating and the spaghetti dinner was discussed. The next meeting will be Feb. 17 at […]

U.S. organic producers harvesting 1.6 million acres; expenses higher than conventional farmers

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3, 2010 — The nation’s organic farms and ranches have higher average sales and higher average production expenses than U.S. farms overall, according to results of the 2008 Organic Production Survey released Feb. 3 by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. “This was USDA’s first wide-scale survey of organic producers, and it was […]

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