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Vacation with Us: Art and Eileen Smallsreed

Friday, August 29, 2014

Art and Eileen Smallsreed of Newton Falls, visited Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada June 28. The couple took an eight day train and bus tour of the Canadian Rockies.

Vacation with Us: Ag education teachers

Friday, August 29, 2014

Five agricultural education teachers traveled to Honduras recently to help vocational schools’ curriculum in soils, plant sciences and animal sciences. And the teachers took Farm and Dairy with them. Pictured from left are Adam Staley, Clear Fork FFA, and Joel Albright, Crestview FFA. The educators are working with the Ohio State University and other groups […]

Vacation with Us: Amanda O’Reilly

Friday, August 29, 2014

Amanda O’Reilly had quite the summer vacation this year. O’Reilly visited Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. She went as a 4-H exchange student and stayed with a host family.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Aug. 28, 2014:

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA dairy team will vie for national honors in the area of dairy cattle evaluation and management at the 87th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. FFA members who will represent the chapter in the event include Adam Miley, Kaleb Kliner, Reiley Murphy, and Tanner Topp, coached […]

Penn State educators endow scholarship

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Eugene and Carol Schurman, of Clymer, Pennsylvania, have given $50,000 to establish the Eugene and Carol Schurman Trustee Scholarship in the College of Agricultural Sciences. The scholarship will benefit students with demonstrated financial need, with first preference going to animal science majors. Both Penn State alumni, the Schurmans are long-time educators […]

Jean M. Timmons, 1928-2014

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Jean Timmons was an ‘outstanding woman in Ohio agriculture.’

Knox County Barn Tour spotlights historic barns, celebrates rural heritage

Monday, August 25, 2014

The Knox County Barn Tour will take place Sept. 13 and will feature five historic barns.

Vacation with Us: Bob and Nancy Haake

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Bob and Nancy Haake, of Strongsville, Ohio, recently returned from 10 days in Alaska, celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Thanks for bringing Farm and Dairy along for the celebration!

Vacation with Us: Kim and Margaret Mudgett

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Kim and Margaret Mudgett, of Zanesville, Ohio, traveled to Orlando recently with Farm and Dairy and saw the Cirque Du Soleil show in Downtown Disney. They also visited Manny’s Chophouse in Lakeland, Fla.

Vacation with Us: Beaver County friends (Cassidy, Polizotto, Santilli, Brice)

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Friends Renea Cassidy, Jess Polizotto, Julia Santilli and Kaylyn Brice, all of Beaver County, Pa., took Farm and Dairy to Swallow Falls State Park during the group’s weekend getaway to Deep Creek, Md.

Pa. sheep, goat sale totals $55,000

Thursday, August 21, 2014

At Pa. performance sale, top-selling buck sells for $1,700.

Parents projected to spend $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013, according to USDA report

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The USDA’s annual report, Expenditures on Children and Families, shows that the lowest costs are in the urban South and rural regions of the U.S., and costs are the highest in the urban Northeast

Federal officials announce more Lake Erie funding

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Brown, Kaptur announce more funding for Lake Erie algae issues.

Farm Policy Facts unveils new interactive map highlighting state ag contribution

Monday, August 18, 2014

Farm Policy Facts is pleased to unveil a new interactive map highlighting state-specific agriculture contributions across America.

Ohio Holstein sale averages $3,341

Monday, August 18, 2014

The Ohio Holstein Summer Extravaganza Sale was held Aug. 16 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, Wooster.

Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show: Growing a giant

Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Canfield Fair Pumpkin Show celebrates its 53rd year.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Aug. 14, 2014:

Thursday, August 14, 2014

BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Beef and Swine 4-H club met Aug. 3. The club wrote a check for barn decorations. There was no junior fair board report. There was no sales report because the sales meeting is not until Aug. 14. Mugs will be provided as buyers’ gifts. The barn decorations are coming along […]

Meetings will help dairy farmers navigate new farm bill programs

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Dairy and ag economics experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences will hold meetings across Ohio as part of an effort to help farmers learn more about the 2014 farm bill and how it will impact dairy producers.

Infographic: Ohio producing wells as of July 31, 2014

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

As of July 31, 2014, drilled and producing wells were located in 16 Ohio counties.

Cooper Farms acquires Fort Recovery Equity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Cooper Farms grows with purchases.

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