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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.

Dead trees are more than just firewood

Thursday, July 31, 2014

If I would ask the question, “what are living trees good for,” I would probably get a large response.

Ohio farmers can turn in unwanted pesticides

Thursday, July 31, 2014

The Ohio Department of Agriculture is sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides at two locations in coming weeks.

Ag research foundation hopes to lure private dollars into national pool

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Ohio State Professor Emeritus Mo Saif is one of 15 individuals appointed to serve on the board of the newly created Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research.

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of July 31, 2014:

Thursday, July 31, 2014

NEW MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — The Country Kids & Kritters met July 20 at Zion Lutheran Church in New Middletown. Club members earning trips to the Ohio State Fair for their projects include: Zack Weikart, Woodworking; Ricky Svetlak, My Favorite Things, Collectibles; Sarah DeLucia, Quilting; Trever Kawecki, Woodworking; Nicole D’Angelo, Alternate, Photography. County Awards went to: […]

Holmes County Farm Bureau holds annual meeting

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

MILLERSBURG, Ohio — A volunteer group is like milking a cow a cow by hand, according to Eric Shaver. Shaver, a local veterinarian and 2014 president of Holmes County Farm Bureau, told members attending the 2014 Holmes County Farm Bureau annual meeting that it takes about 360 squirts to get a gallon of milk. And, […]

Drought forces Western U.S. to use underground water supply

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources.

Pigs gone wild have come to Ohio

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Another Ohio invasive species isn’t a tiny matter. In fact it can weigh up to 200 pounds.

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