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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 […]

Vacation with Us: Sam Nofsinger & Bonnie Mallory with friends

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Sam Nofsinger, of Navarre, Ohio, and Bonnie Mallory, and friends Walt and Carole Draime took in the sights of the Northwest National Parks and Canadian Rockies on a 14-day excursion. They took Farm and Dairy along on this amazing trip, which included stops at so many places, including the Glacier National Park, Banff, Columbia Icefield […]

Could be a good year for creep feeding

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Creep feeding could offer additional benefits this year.

Coshocton County readies for fall farm tour

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Coshocton County fall foliage and farm tour announced.

Farm Credit to hold AgBiz classes

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Topics covered include trends in agriculture, strategic business planning, preparing for your lender, constructing a balance sheet, understanding lending decisions and ethics.

Agriculture reaching out to disabled veterans

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The National AgrAbility Project is expanding its services to veterans with disabilities interested in agriculture.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of October 9, 2014

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Hillsdale FFA Agronomy team won a spot to go and compete at the Big E on Sept. 13 in Minnesota.

Grain farmers encouraged to safeguard export markets through stewardship

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Farmers using certain biotech traits reminded to safeguard their crop.

Best of the Buckeye Program offers youth opportunities

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Best program offering scholarships, cattle shows.

Corn producers listen up: Store it on your own property if possible

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – With a record amount of corn likely headed to market in the next few weeks and corn prices still very low, a Purdue University agricultural economist is advising growers to consider storing their crop on their own property if they can. Alternatives The alternatives are to pay a premium for space […]

New center links farm co-ops and Ohio State

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

A donation to Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new agribusiness cooperative center.

Laura Mae Owen, 1922-2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

SALEM, Ohio — Laura Mae (Feicht) Owen, 91, Ellsworth Center, Salem, Ohio, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, at the Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born on October 19, 1922, in Green Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Charles Monroe and Mable Margaret (Less) Feicht. A lifetime area resident of the area, […]

Traficant supported agriculture

Monday, October 6, 2014

Farmer-reader appreciated that the late Jim Traficant not only listened, but delivered strong, passionate explanations to the other members of the House to present the message of his constituents.

Ohio Celebrates National 4-H Week Oct. 5-11

Monday, October 6, 2014

Young people across Ohio are celebrating National 4-H Week Oct. 5 though Oct. 11.

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