Saturday, December 3, 2016
Ohio Ag Hall of Fame inductees

No matter what an individual’s skill set is, there is some job within the ag industry that matches it, writes Editor Susan Crowell in her column this week. We need engineers, food scientists, bug fanatics, lawyers, teachers, marketers, policy gurus, even community activists.
ugly food

Consumers are slowly becoming more willing to buy "ugly fruit," which are seconds or cull produce. And retailers are jumping on the bandwagon, says Editor Susan Crowell in her commentary.
Gene Logsdon books

The legacy of the Contrary Farmer, the late Gene Logsdon, will run deep and wide.
Farm and Dairy 1926 clipping

“Agriculture is basic and fundamental; without it, there is neither food, fiber nor the hope of continued civilization." Editor Susan Crowell finds inspiration from 1926 speech.
earth from outer space

Editor Susan Crowell takes a look at climate change and livestock emissions: fact and fiction. There are best practices from the US that would help other nations become more sustainable.
3D food printer

Editor Susan Crowell thought she'd heard or read it all. "But, trust me, you haven’t," she says. There’s now a 3D printer for cheese.
inmate pouring feed

Selling Ohio's prison farms could generate a lot of money for other rehabilitation, but is that the best path?
gamer cards

What I learned from my stereotype of gamers: Being “out as a farmer” may be the best thing you can do to bust all the ag stereotypes around you.
Farm and Dairy archives

In 1926, 12-year-old Raymond Slutz, of Salem, Ohio, won a multistate essay contest about milk quality. Ninety years later, we share his essay, and the message that little things matter when it comes to improving milk quality.
identifying trends

Editor Susan Crowell encourages farmers not to ignore trends in her commentary this week. "Agriculture is an industry that is ripe for massive change and disruption," says futurist Jim Carroll.
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