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Vacation with Us: Loretta and Ron Strohmeyer

Thursday, October 23, 2014

We felt like breaking out in song, when we visited the Loretta Lynn mansion and ranch in Hurricane Mills, Tenn., with Ron and Loretta Strohmeyer, of Carrollton, Ohio, in September.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2014:

Thursday, October 23, 2014

WATERFORD, Ohio ­— For the first time in its history, the Waterford FFA rural soil judging team has qualified to compete in the national soil judging contest. After placing in contests hosted by the Washington and Perry County Soil and Water Conservation districts, both the rural and urban Waterford FFA teams advanced to the Ohio […]

EPA registers ‘Enlist Duo’ herbicide

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The EPA is registering the herbicide, Enlist Duo with new restrictions to manage the problem of resistant weeds.

Shepherds’ symposium Dec. 6

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The 2014 Buckeye Shepherds’ Symposium will be held Dec. 6 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster.

Will Americans accept self-driving cars?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

As technology develops, self-driving cars become more realistic.

Vacation with Us: Jim and Pam Scott

Monday, October 20, 2014

Jim and Pam Scott, of Strasburg, Ohio, celebrated their 30th weeding anniversary with a trip Sept. 5. The couple visited the Carns Tropical Zoo in Cairns, Australia.

Partners plan greenhouses on Chicago rooftop

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Gotham Greens to build 75,000 square foot rooftop greenhouse in Chicago.

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.

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