Maize Valley Farm Market will host a quilt show and corn roast Aug. 24-25 in the top of the century-old bank barn that houses the market in Hartville, Ohio.
The big rumor floating through e-mails and cattle industry gatherings is a boycott of McDonald’s for importing beef, but Editor Susan Crowell says it is a wise cattleman who ignores the rumor.
Loghurst, the oldest remaining loghouse in northeast Ohio, will be the site of a special outdoor concert Aug. 31.
The Ashtabula County Fair junior market livestock sale totaled $152,359.81, up more than $3,000 from last year’s sale.
The USDA’s August Crop Production report, which contained a surprisingly small forecast of the 2002 U.S. corn and soybean crops and a much lower estimate of the wheat crop.
A horse stabled on an Amish farm near Fredericksburg in Holmes County was euthanized earlier this month after lab tests confirmed the animal was infected with West Nile virus.
Maple producers are invited to a barbecue and sugar operation tour Aug. 23 in Geauga County, Ohio.
Although Wayne Patterson couldn’t have known he was destined to become an auction hall-of-famer, the western Pennsylvania auctioneer immediately had a knack for the business.
The Ohio Pork Producers Council, along with the National Pork Producers Council, is asking for another 10 cents in place of the nickel saved when the national pork assessment gets cut this fall.
Two Ohio egg packers were fined by USDA for substandard practices.