Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Holstein dairy cows on pasture

Tom Gallagher, CEO of Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), which manages the national dairy checkoff, delivered strong results and reasons for optimism to dairy farmers who are in the midst of a difficult economic year.
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This week's round-up includes news from the Waterford FFA chapter and the Fort Frye FFA chapter.
Champion bull

Dickinson Cattle Co. of Barnesville, Ohio, won the 2015 Longhorn World Championship in Oklahoma City Oct. 24.

MAPS Air Museum welcomes home veterans from 1950-1975.
corn stubble

Corn residue left over from harvesting can be a source of supplemental feed for livestock.

The second annual Growing Pennsylvania’s Organic Farms Winter Conference is set for Dec. 15-16, at the Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey.
soybean harvest

A farming couple is grateful for their Nebraska neighbors as they finish their corn and bean harvest this fall.
Ethanol sign

USDA funding will help expand ethanol pumps across the nation.
Carving turkey

This year’s outbreak of avian influenza means slightly higher prices at the grocery store for turkey.
FFA award

Austin Wippel, of Orient, Ohio, was named Star American Farmer, one of the top honors an FFA member can ever receive.