Monday, July 24, 2017

MILLERSBURG, Ohio - According to Dean Slates, Holmes County Extension Educator, as more and more people get interested and involved in an aquaculture enterprise, they soon learn that fish and other aquatic creatures get sick (just as other livestock do) and there are few experts and resource people who specialize in fish diseases.

MILLERSBURG, Ohio - Judge Lee Kohler of Baltimore, Ohio, commended 4-H club dairy members for their entries in the Holmes County Junior Fair Dairy Show.

With help from a Columbus art student and a Missouri crop cutter, Hartville-area farmer-turned-entrepreneur Bill Bakan has fashioned a corn maze complete with the NASCAR and NAPA Auto Parts logos and Michael Waltrip's No.

ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. - Parents pushed toddlers in strollers closer to the barrier fence and pointed to their older children to watch as a New Holland tractor rolled over a hillside at Ag Progress Days last week.

ROCK SPRINGS, Pa. - Pennsylvania Gov. Edward Rendell bolstered his plan to keep farmers out of court in front of more than 600 people at Ag Progress Days last week in Rock Springs, Pa.

SALEM, Ohio - There's no question about it: Whenever there's a wet spring and summer, farmers will have trouble with their wheat crop.

CANFIELD, Ohio - The Northeast Ohio District Holstein Show was July 24 in Canfield, Ohio. Under perfect weather, judge Dave Dyment of Ontario, Canada, surveyed 136 head of top dairy cattle.

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Sixth-three percent of Florida ranches, stocked with approximately 1.2 million head of beef cattle, were significantly damaged by Hurricane Charley, according to estimates of the Florida Cattlemen's Association.

SMITHFIELD, Ohio - If Jefferson County 4-H and FFA members were stranded on an island last week, what are the two things they'd have been sure to bring with them? Their livestock projects and plenty of buyers, which is exactly what the young people brought to Friendship Park bidders' pavilion Aug.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Any Pennsylvania resident who uses liquid fuels in agricultural production is eligible for a tax refund.
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