Saturday, November 28, 2015

Employees of two area businesses will enjoy some good eating after their employers purchased champion 4-H animals recently at the Tuscarawas County Fair.

When a medical condition forced Larry Hoover, 54, to sell his draft horses, he didn't drift far from the equine business. He formed Alpine Manufacturing, a company that builds the shafts used in harness racing that connects the horse to the race bike.

The USDA revised how it will establish oilseed bases under the new direct and counter-cyclical program contained in the 2002 farm bill.

Two equine conferences have been planned in Akron and Cincinnati.

The James A. Garfield Historical Society in Portage County, Ohio, will host its 2002 Christmas Walk Nov. 1-3, 8-10.

Ohio wheat growers may be bucking the trend of several years of shrinking wheat production.

Like August, September didn't show on paper what kind of month it was, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

Reader is disappointed that Farm and Dairy didn't support the intent behind the Farm Aid concerts.

More than 20 flock owners learned the task of shearing sheep last week at a school sponsored by Ohio State University.

Waiting for the USDA to shake out the details in the new farm program could be wise strategy.