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The eastern hellbender, making a slow comeback

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Toledo Zoo, and the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently collaborated on the release of 189 captive-reared eastern hellbenders into three eastern Ohio watersheds.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 16, 2014:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA helped with the fifth grade farm tour Sept. 25. Members helped as group leaders, with unloading and loading items of the buses, and presenting the farm safety, and Soil Snacks stations. The chapter is sponsoring a poster contest for the students based on the information they were given […]

Reduce hay storage loss cheaply

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Over the years we have seen hay go from being taken to the barn loose, to small square bales put in a barn, to small round bales being made to feed right out of the baler.

Rehabilitation for horses similar to sports therapy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Typically, a horse must be rested after an injury, and this period of inactivity causes “disuse atrophy,” but when horses undergo rehabilitation as their musculoskeletal system heals, these deficits can be lessened or prevented.

Want whiter teeth? Fruit mixture is not the answer

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Can you ditch the strips and dump the dentist for whiter teeth?

Balancing birds and biofuels: Grasslands support more species than cornfields

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources examined whether corn and perennial grassland fields in southern Wisconsin could provide both biomass for bioenergy production and bountiful bird habitat.

Lichtkoppler retires from Extension, Ohio Sea Grant after 33 years

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Frank Lichtkoppler played a major role in cleaning up the Ashtabula River, which took more than 30 years of work.

Link between tobacco use and infection which causes oral cancers found

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Johns Hopkins scientists have shown a strong association between tobacco use or exposure and infection with oral human papillomavirus type 16 (HPV16), the sexually transmitted virus responsible for mouth and throat cancers worldwide.

The Andersons expands with Michigan purchase

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Andersons of northwest Ohio keeps on growing.

USDA releases census of aquaculture data

Friday, October 10, 2014

The census provides detailed information relating to the aquaculture industry.

Vacation with Us: Dottie and Tim Flaherty

Friday, October 10, 2014

Dottie and Tim Flaherty, of Wadsworth, Ohio, toured Ireland for 12 days in July. The couple is pictured here at Blarney Castle. Thanks for taking Farm and Dairy along!

Vacation with Us: Larry Anderson

Friday, October 10, 2014

Larry Anderson, of Youngstown, visited Upper Peninsula, Mich. Farm and Dairy was along for the 12-hour car trip, Sept. 28, 2013.

Vacation with Us: Loreta Fultz and grandchildren

Friday, October 10, 2014

Breslin, Louisa and Niall Walker share the Farm and Dairy with their grandma, Loreta Fultz, of Youngstown, while sitting on the porch of the historic Balli Farm in Pickens, W.Va. July 30. The farm is set smack in the middle of the Holly Ricker State Park, this family farm is now a bed and breakfast.

Vacation with Us: Joe Mazur and Melissa Mazur

Friday, October 10, 2014

Joe Mazur, of East Palestine, Ohio, and his daughter, Melissa Mazur, of Columbus, recently completed the entire length of the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon. They started their rafting adventure at Lee’s Ferry and ended at Lake Meade and took Farm and Dairy along with them.

Vacation with Us: Mark Rastetter

Friday, October 10, 2014

Mark Rastetter, of Paris, Ohio, found room in his suitcase to take us along on his trip to Thabazimbi, South Africa, in August.

Vacation with Us: Brad and Rachael Snyder

Friday, October 10, 2014

Brad and Rachael Snyder, of Louisville, Ohio, explored several spots in Pennsylvania and New York to celebrate their first anniversary. Although they visited the Statue of Liberty in New York City, this stop to tour the New Holland factory in New Holland, Pennsylvania, was also a trip highlight, and an occasion to take their photo […]

Vacation with Us: Mike and Sue Chanoski

Friday, October 10, 2014

Mike Chanoski and his wife, Sue (on camera duty), of Harrison City, Pennsylvania, let us hitch a ride as they toured the West Coast from Seattle, Washington, to San Francisco, California, in August on a 40th wedding anniversary vacation. (Son Jon stayed home to feed and tend the cows.) They stopped at the Mount St. […]

More than $1 million in grants awarded to help Pennsylvania specialty crops

Friday, October 10, 2014

Twenty Pennsylvania projects were awarded nearly $1,045,000 in federal grants to increase the visibility and market share of the state’s produce, nursery, horticultural and nut products.

Vacation with Us: Bob and Dana Detling

Thursday, October 9, 2014

What a time we had traveling with Bob and Dana Detling, of Barnesville, Ohio, on a land tour of the Inner Passage of Alaska this summer! The trip included a puddle jumper flight to Wiseman, Alaska, 63 miles north of the Aortic Circle, where the photo was taken. “Alaska is beautiful,” they write, “but once […]

Vacation with Us: Jim and Carolyn Schwartz with friends

Thursday, October 9, 2014

This group of friends took us along on their vacation to Yosemite National Park in California. Pictured (L-R) are Wayne and Marilyn Johnson, of Bristolville, Ohio; Jim and Carolyn Schwartz, of North Bloomfield; and Marilyn and Roger French, of Bristolville. The bus tour of the California coast was a pre-celebration of the Schwartz’s 50th wedding […]

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