Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 5/23
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Potato Skins with Buffalo Chicken
Greg, Nathan and Kendal Peterson are just typical farm kids. (If you consider receiving YouTube marriage proposals typical.)
Alyse Zemba’s 270-pound grand champion market hog brought a whopping $38 a pound at this year’s Geauga County Fair junior fair market sale.
Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.
In Mahoning County, the Molnar family knew it had to expand their farm market if they wanted to continue to grow. Today, their market is as beautiful as their produce.
Vandals from the Iowans for Animal Liberation dowsed the Iowa State Fair’s butter cow with red paint symbolizing blood, and wrote “Freedom for All” on the glass display window.
This year’s market livestock sale at the Mercer County (Pa.) 4-H Roundup totaled nearly $142,000.
The junior fair market livestock sales at the 2013 Columbiana County Fair totaled nearly $435,000, on the sale of 471 lots.
Congressional appropriations to R&D of the National Institutes of Health totaled nearly $31 billion in fiscal year 2012. Ag research got a paltry $277 million.
The Columbiana County Agriculture Hall of Fame will enshrine Curtis F. Hively and Carey Augustus Houlette July 30.
Editor Susan Crowell on the precautionary principle: Public perception of risk can certainly be different than a scientific assessment of risk, but I’m not sure my perhaps-ignorant perception should hamper scientific inquiry.
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