Broiler growers in the United States reportedly placed 166 million chicks for meat production, which was also up by 3 percent from November 2013.
BROOKFIELD, Ohio — At their monthly November meeting, the Brookfield 4-H Friends invited Eagle Scout Matt Turner to discuss flag etiquette, flag retirement, and how to properly fold a flag. Newly elected officers include: president, Robbie Dixon; vice president, Amanda Wylie; secretary, Conner Dixon; treasurer, Josie Wagner; safety officer, Luke Wagner; health officer, Brandon Trinckes; […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — Northwestern FFA members competed Nov. 25 in the county parliamentary procedure contest and district job interview contest held at Triway High School. The novice parliamentary procedure team was made up of Amaya White (chair), Cody Tegtmeier (chair), Emily Finley, Rae Rempher, Kennedy Hoffer, Christie Franks, David Miley, Austen Wood, and Jessie […]
Common sense seems never to pop into the minds of radicals, according to the letter’s author.
ITHACA, N.Y — A lineup of online courses are offered this winter and spring by the Cornell Small Farms Program. Here are the next courses in the line-up: BF 102: Markets and Profits is a six week online course aimed at aspiring farmers still forming their farm plans. They will be held Jan. 15 to […]
An upcoming Congressional decision on one of 55 expired tax provisions could have impact the next generation of family farms, according to Jim Mulhern, president and CEO of the National Milk Producers Federation.
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The pay-what-you-can cafe is a non-profit, run entirely by volunteers.
Today, the Sirna Farm is comprised of 43 acres, and 30 acres of that is woodlands. The Sirnas rent additional acreage and farm a total of 150 acres.
BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye, alongside Waterford and Marietta FFA chapters debarked on the six hour journey to Louisville, Ky., for the 87th National FFA Convention. The members attended Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby Oct. 30. On Oct. 31, the members wore official dress to Freedom Hall, and were able to shop […]
Whether you’re buying for an outdoorsman, nature lover or trendsetter, you’ll find the perfect gift on our list.
Questions remain about what the wetland rule protects.
President’s plan would allow more than 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay here on a temporary basis.
When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. Earlier this month, their Dandelion Lane Farm became the first in Ohio recognized by the national Homegrown by Heroes program.
Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team.
HERSHEY, Pa. — Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) has selected Andrew and Katherine Flinchbaugh, of York County, as the winners of the 2014 Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) Achievement Award, during PFB’s 64th annual meeting in Hershey. YF&R Achievement Award The award honors the farm couple or individual between 18 and 35 who have demonstrated outstanding […]