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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.

Reader: Be cautious and remember chemicals are dangerous

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

This is an open letter to farmers, farmer’s wives, and farmers children.

Low-interest loans can help producers start or expand farms

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Bill Wehry, announced Aug. 6 that farmers and ranchers still have time to apply for low interest 2014 loans available through FSA’s direct farm ownership program.

Project helping Ohio communities avert bust after shale boom

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

COLUMBUS — Boom, then bust. It’s a scenario often played out in local economies heavily reliant on one type of industry, especially in the energy sector. And it’s an underlying concern for Ohio communities experiencing a boom in shale oil and gas development. But the cycle isn’t inescapable, say community development specialists with Ohio State […]

OSU Extension offers videos, guidance on home food preservation

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Ohio State University Extension is offering guidance on updated ways to can and freeze food to preserve it.

Pa. farmers can get tax credit for conservation

Friday, August 8, 2014

Pennsylvania farmers who want to use best management practices or purchase on-farm conservation equipment can now apply for tax credits through the Resource Enhancement and Protection (REAP) program.

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