For most people, just one bee landing on an arm is enough to induce fear — if not panic. Imagine, if you can, a half-million. That’s about how many Lorain County beekeeper Denzil St. Clair figures he had on him in 2006, when he competed for the Guinness World Book of Records for most bees on one person.
Many American troops stationed overseas will celebrate the holidays with an Ohio-grown Christmas tree, thanks to Operation Evergreen, an annual event of the Ohio Christmas Tree Association (OCTA).
Editor: Thank you Farm and Dairy for printing the “When I was in Vietnam I was no hero” guest commentary (Nov. 14, 2013). On Saturday morning I read the column to my husband with tears streaming down my face. It isn’t that I didn’t know the U.S. has a history of war mongering … it’s […]
By ARNOLD OLIVER OtherWords.org Guest Commentary More then a few veterans, myself included, are troubled by the way Americans observe Veterans Day. Originally called Armistice Day, and intended by Congress in 1926 to “perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations,” the holiday has devolved into a hyper-nationalistic worship service of militarism. We’re […]
Do you have a concrete plan in place to transition the family farm to the next generation? OSU Extension will offer a farm transition, estate and retirement seminar Dec. 10 in New Philadelphia.
COSHOCTON, Ohio — The Coshocton/Tuscarawas Lamb & Fleece Improvement Association will hold a sheep social Nov. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Coshocton Christian Tabernacle, 23891 Airport Road, Coshocton. Tickets are $5 and include a shredded lamb sandwich dinner, ice cream sundae bar and more. The 2014 Sr. and Jr. lamb and wool ambassadors will be […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — The OSU Ag Outlook and Policy Meeting is scheduled for Dec. 12 at Fisher Auditorium North exhibit area. Participants will hear what experts from the OSU Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, as well as others, have to say as they look ahead to issues, prices and policies for 2014. Topics […]
COLUMBUS — Mike Bailey has been named chief of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Soil and Water Resources. Bailey has served as deputy chief of the division since 2012. “His agricultural background and experience in the field of soil and water made Mike the ideal candidate for this job,” said ODNR Director […]
The industry has never seen a shale play where so much success has been found so early.
November is a good time for beef producers to assess their pastures and facilities and take care of some routine tasks to prepare their cattle operations for winter, a Purdue Extension beef specialist said.
The results of Phosphorus Task Force II make about 20 nutrient-based recommendations.
Will the growing use of health information technology (IT) and electronic-health (e-health) applications impact the future demand for physicians?
When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, most people know to wash their hands, keep counters clean and wash utensils in hot, soapy water. It also is a good idea to keep food safety in mind when it comes to one particular kitchen tool — the cutting board.
Ohio seedstock breeders are encouraged to take advantage of an enhanced marketing opportunity through the Best of the Buckeye program beginning in the 2014 show season.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced it is planning to lower the levels of renewable fuels that must be blended into gasoline and diesel.
Is Bitcoin coming to a farmers market near you? Some markets are already accepting the digital currency.
Farm and Dairy’s live coverage of the USDA’s #myfarmbill Twitter chat.
U.S. farmers are aging and the agricultural community often expresses concern about who will replace them. But that apprehension may be overblown, an economist with Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences says.
Drive north, south east or west across Ohio and you quickly run into pipeline construction. Safety concerns, however, aren’t just with the construction, but how to live safely with pipelines after they’re built.
Every Friday evening, the Sharing Center food pantry opens its doors to Medina County families in need of food assistance. Families are able to shop as they would in a grocery store, choosing food based on their needs.