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Vacation with Us: Christine and Frank Castle

Monday, December 8, 2014

If you think it’s cold in Ohio… Christine and Frank Castle traveled to Wyoming Nov. 6 to visit their daughter and brought Farm and Dairy along for the ride. A massive cold front moved in during the visit, dropping temperatures below zero. By the time the couple left Wyoming on Nov. 13, it was 10 […]

Vacation with Us: Ginger and Anthony Domitrovich

Monday, December 8, 2014

Ginger and Anthony Domitrovich, of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, went to Town and Country Days in Epworth, Iowa, this summer to visit family who competed in the rib cook-off. There were 10 rib competitors, and brother, Frank Domitrovich, won first place. Congratulations, Frank!

Vacation with Us: Ross and Donna Rauscher

Monday, December 8, 2014

Ross and Donna Rauscher, of Seville, Ohio, took a Malt Shop Memories Cruise with oldies music and took Farm and Dairy along with them. They are pictured at the southernmost point in the U.S.

Coal-filled stockings just got cheaper thanks to lower prices

Monday, December 8, 2014

Coal prices have risen slightly in the past year, but the increase has been so minimal — at 2 percent, or $5-7 per ton — that consumers will not feel the impact.

Poinsettias not so poisonous: Tips on keeping your plant healthy all year

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Follow these tips and your poinsettia will look great all year.

How does the PUCO monitor pipeline safety?

Sunday, December 7, 2014

In Ohio, more than 3 million people use natural gas, and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) oversees more than 56,000 miles of distribution lines, which provide natural gas to individual users, as well as more than 10,000 miles of transmission lines.

Boards unite to view Utica Shale Academy program

Friday, December 5, 2014

Board members from the Jefferson County Educational Service Center, Southern Local Schools and the Utica Shale Academy got a first-hand look at the new conversion school which is preparing students for a future in the oil and gas industry.

USDA extends dairy Margin Protection Program deadline, again

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Farmers now have more time to sign up for the dairy Margin Protection Program. The new deadline is Dec. 19.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 4, 2014:

Thursday, December 4, 2014

BROOKFIELD, Ohio — At their monthly November meeting, the Brookfield 4-H Friends invited Eagle Scout Matt Turner to discuss flag etiquette, flag retirement, and how to properly fold a flag. Newly elected officers include: president, Robbie Dixon; vice president, Amanda Wylie; secretary, Conner Dixon; treasurer, Josie Wagner; safety officer, Luke Wagner; health officer, Brandon Trinckes; […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 4, 2014:

Thursday, December 4, 2014

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Northwestern FFA members competed Nov. 25 in the county parliamentary procedure contest and district job interview contest held at Triway High School. The novice parliamentary procedure team was made up of Amaya White (chair), Cody Tegtmeier (chair), Emily Finley, Rae Rempher, Kennedy Hoffer, Christie Franks, David Miley, Austen Wood, and Jessie […]

Letter to the editor: Global warming and radicals

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Common sense seems never to pop into the minds of radicals, according to the letter’s author.

Cornell to offer online classes in small farms program

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

ITHACA, N.Y — A lineup of online courses are offered this winter and spring by the Cornell Small Farms Program. Here are the next courses in the line-up: BF 102: Markets and Profits is a six week online course aimed at aspiring farmers still forming their farm plans. They will be held Jan. 15 to […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of November 27, 2014:

Thursday, November 27, 2014

BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye, alongside Waterford and Marietta FFA chapters debarked on the six hour journey to Louisville, Ky., for the 87th National FFA Convention. The members attended Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby Oct. 30. On Oct. 31, the members wore official dress to Freedom Hall, and were able to shop […]

Hogan named President of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team.

Vacation with Us: Leland Stump

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Leland Stump, of New Washington, Ohio, recently visited friends outside of Denver. While there, he visited Canon City and took Colorado’s most scenic train line through the Royal Gorge. The railroad tracks travel deep through the high granite cliffs along the turbulent Arkansas River. Views from the open air car were breathtaking on the warm, […]

Vacation with Us: Campbell and Liming

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Randy and Karen Campbell, of Homeworth, Ohio; Lou Holtz, legendary college football coach and sportscaster; and Estell and Lamar Liming, of Lordstown, Ohio, were flipping through Farm and Dairy’s 100th Anniversary Issue while they vacationed at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., Nov. 4.

Vacation with Us: Winland Family at Disney World

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Miles and Hank Winland, of Mantua, Ohio, along with their family and Farm and Dairy, visited Walt Disney World and Port Orleans Resort. The family vacation was in October.

Vacation with Us: Auctioneers’ Road Trip

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Pictured (left to right): Duke Whiting, Paul Kauffman, “Machinery Pete,” Wayne Cooper and Jay Graham. The group took Farm and Dairy along for their Nov. 6 trip to the National Farm Toy Show in Iowa. They stopped at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Davenport. It was there that they met up with Machinery Pete and […]

Vacation with Us: Paul and Janeen Kubala

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Paul and Janeen Kubala, of Edinburg Township, Ohio, took a three-week vacation on the VIA Canadian Rail from Toronto to Vancouver and cruised the inlet passages of Alaska. They spent time in Denali National Forest and also in Anchorage before flying home. Thanks for taking us along!

Vacation with Us: Joel and Vanessa Snyder

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Joel and Vanessa Snyder, of Paris, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the first week of November for their 35th wedding anniversary.

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