Families from Seneca, Wayne, Morgan, Logan and Jackson counties received awards for their environmental stewardship.
Two Morgan’s Raid Tours – following the path of Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his men through Carroll County, Ohio – will bring the events of July 26, 1863, to life.
Kirstie Dravenstott’s 138-pound market Iamb received a new record bid of $51 per pound during the Wayne County Junior Fair Livestock Auction.
This year’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 17-19, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio, featured the obligatory huge combines and track tractors, but it was obvious from a stroll around the grounds, that small is big – and getting bigger.
The Ohio Department of Agriculture revoked the auctioneer’s license of Dennis D. Osburn of Vienna, W.Va., after finding an investigation showed he kept thousands of dollars from an auction that did not belong to him.
There’s more to Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid agenda than just helping “family farmers,” as Editor Susan Crowell suggests in her commentary this week.
This year’s drought – the latest in a four-year span of sharply lower-than-normal precipitation – might be the mother of all foliage-foiling weather conditions.
If you listened beyond the notes at Farm Aid 2002, founder Willie Nelson and Farm Aid board members Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews pushed a message promoting sustainable agriculture and preservation of the smaller family farm.
Philatelic Firsts, open through Oct. 28 at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum, showcases first-of-their-kind items from the first Hawaiian stamps to the first American invert stamp error.
The USDA presented the Ohio Department of Agriculture with $1.6 million, the first time Ohio will receive funding through the federal Farmland Protection Program.