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President Warren Harding’s love letters open to the public

Monday, August 4, 2014

WASHINGTON — The Library of Congress opened a collection of correspondence between U.S. President Warren G. Harding and his mistress, Carrie Fulton Phillips.

Vacation with Us: Caleb and Brooke Brink

Monday, August 4, 2014

Caleb and Brooke Brink, of Salem, Ohio, took a delayed honeymoon trip to Grenada for a week recently. Thanks for taking Farm and Dairy along for the ride.

Vacation with Us: Eric Dennison and friends

Monday, August 4, 2014

Eric Dennison and friends, Farm and Dairy amongst them, traveled to Charleston, S.C. at the end of April. This photo was taken in front of the fountain at Charleston Harbor, just outside of downtown Charleston. Pictured from the top row, from left, are Bob Murphy, of Pittsburgh, Pa., Eric Dennison (holding Farm and Dairy), of […]

Vacation with Us: John Dewell

Monday, August 4, 2014

He had to pack light, but John Dewell, of Scio, Ohio, couldn’t leave us behind when he and three other hunters from Harrison County went bear hunting in Quebec, Canada (three harvested what they came for). It was 790 miles — including 90 miles of dirt roads and the final 50 were, well, a description […]

Cover crops plot to be featured at Ag Progress

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Cover crops planted in rotation with main crops can help farmers reduce erosion and replenish nutrients into the soil.

Vacation with Us: Harold and Connie Dunn

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Harold and Connie Dunn, Butler, Pa., recently traveled to Northern Ireland and Scotland where they attended the Royal Highland Livestock Exposition in Edinburgh. Farm and Dairy was along for the ride.

Vacation with Us: Jarvis and Hays

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Patti Jarvis, Hannah Jarvis, of Homeworth, Janet Hays, of Kensington, Sally Hays, of Guilford Lake and Sarah Jarvis, of Homeworth, toured the John Deere tractor plant, the Field of Dreams movie set and the national toy tractor museum. In addition, they enjoyed a dinner cruise in Iowa and the John Deere harvester plant in Illinois. […]

See machinery in action at Penn State’s Ag Progress Days

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Ag Progress Days, Aug. 12-14, will feature nearly 500 commercial and educational exhibits, field demonstrations and a variety of workshops aimed at helping farmers enhance efficiency and profitability.

Vacation with Us: Shawn McDonald

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Shawn McDonald, from Mogadore, Ohio, reads his Farm and Dairy while serving with the 101st Airborne F-CO Pathfinders and stationed in Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Shawn’s father, Frank, is an avid reader of Farm and Dairy and Shawn is looking forward to coming home soon to join his dad hunting for antique weapons and military collectibles in […]

Vacation with Us: Dick and Pat Stoneman with family

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dick and Pat Stoneman took Farm and Dairy with them on vacation to Hawaii recently with their daughter, Sherry Jones; son-in-law, Bruce Jones; and granddaughters, Lindsey and Lauren. Dick and Pat were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The family flew to Honolulu where they boarded the cruise ship, Pride of America, and spent the next […]

Ohio Cattlemen’s Roundup to tour Clark County farms, businesses

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association will hold this year’s Cattlemen’s Roundup, Sept. 5-6 in Clark County.

Vacation with Us: Jeff Long

Friday, August 1, 2014

This photo was taken June 6 while Jeff Long was visiting the Ayres Natural Land Bridge in Douglas, Wyo.

Vacation with Us: Yo Cecil

Friday, August 1, 2014

Yo Cecil recently visited Douglas, Wyo. Cecil was attending the sixth annual Diamond-McNabb Ranch Horse Sale. This picture was taken June 6 at Ken McNabb’s Powder Horn Ranch.

First annual Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge launched

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation announced the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, allowing rural individuals to showcase their ideas and business innovations.

DEP extends alternative fuel vehicle rebate program

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the extension of the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rebate program, which will continue to provide $2,000 rebates for 500 additional large-battery system plug-in hybrid electric and battery-electric vehicles, or until Dec. 31.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of July 31, 2014:

Thursday, July 31, 2014

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter held its annual FFA/FFA alumni hog roast July 13. More than 70 members, parents, and chapter alumni participated in this year’s events. After dinner, softball and cornhole was available. Anyone interested in participating in the alumni can contact the West Holmes High School Ag Department for more […]

Ohio Texas Longhorn show draws a crowd

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The 17th Annual Texas Longhorn show was staged July 19 at the Wayne County Fairgrounds in Wooster, Ohio.

CoBank committing $10 billion to get rural development fund off the ground

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Obama administration is hoping a new rural development fund will lure new investors and investments in rural regions.

A round-up of FFA news for the week of July 31, 2014

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The West Holmes FFA chapter held its annual FFA/FFA alumni hog roast July 13. More than 70 members, parents, and chapter alumni participated in this year’s events.

Webinars will share farm business tips

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Countryside Conservancy is giving specialty crop growers a chance to improve their business practices with three webinars by veteran farmer and consultant Chris Blanchard.

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