Witmer’s Feed and Grain has purchased the the Simmons retail feed division, and Agland Co-op bought the supply truck. The new Simmons Grain Company will focus on wholesale.
Through the day, more than 5,000 people walked through the entrance gate on Sept. 29 and onto the grounds to find more displays, products, information and activities than they could possibly take in.
The 32nd annual Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival Oct. 19-21 offers fun and entertainment for all ages with a craft show, demonstrations, special appearances by Johnny Appleseed, and a variety of contests.
New nonprofit venture hopes to generate ag ideas and more farm profit.
The approximately 36 paintings and all of the nine drawings featured in “Picasso: The Artist’s Studio” encompass a large range of styles – realist, cubist, symbolist, surrealist, abstract and classical – and span Picasso’s lengthy career, from as early as 15 until two years before his death at age 91.
Frank Kostecki of Salem prays to the federal government, as a taxpayer, to use public money to rebuild and to fund the war, but to take no prisoners.
He doesn’t know her name, or who she is. He thinks she was a tourist. But the face … he will never forget the face.
Judy Olian, Dean of Penn State’s Smeal College of Business and a leading expert in strategic human resources management, comments on the leadership and strategic issues that need to be addressed in the aftermath of the terrorist acts.
Small farm equipment exhibit has big presence at Farm Science Review
The Center for Small Farms, sponsored by “American Small Farm” magazine, made its Ohio debut at this year’s Review.
A combination of in-field observation and more scientific measurements gives producers the most accurate indicator of optimal harvest date.
Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, speaking at the Farm Science Review Sept. 18, pledged to push legislation that would help clear the way for a plant to be built in the Buckeye State.
Just under $4,000 was raised for the Erie County 4-H Scholarship Fund.
Ohio is home to 42 hydroponic greenhouses that total 19 acres of indoor floor space for vegetable production, equalling about $5 million a year in economic activity.
Items from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History and the Western Reserve Historical Society of Cleveland will be offered at the Oct. 6-7 DeFina Auction annual fall antiques and fine arts sale.
Shifts in national priorities could leave the farm bill and commodity support at the bottom of the list.
Kevin Elder, director of the new Livestock Environmental Permitting Program, reported on the progress of the Concentrated Animal Feeding Facilities rule-writing advisory committee during the Farm Science Review.
Jim Trotter, who recently retired from the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, coordinates the field demonstrations at the annual Farm Science Review. He and his wife Norma were recognized for work since 1978.