The “systems analysis” method of market livestock project evaluation has been adopted by the Lake County junior fair livestock committee and will be used this summer at the Lake County Fair. This approach attempts to put more objectivity into the subjectivity of judging and doesn’t encourage the ethics violations that creep into the business of “showing” animals.
ABS Global now has a sign that reads “Stop. Biosecure Area. Visitors by Appointment Only.”
Those booming for ethanol production in Ohio say that even though the wagon is getting crowded, there is still plenty of time for Ohio farmers to hop on.
An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.
Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.
Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.
What once seemed to be the tradition of rugged Texans and cowboys of the wild west, the lure of rodeo is attracting more and more fans each year. That “cowboy way” is alive and well in Belmont County, Ohio.
Up to 6,000 pounds of beef will be roasted eight to nine hours over hot coals for the event, which is held each year to help fund the volunteer fire department.
Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.
This year 43 of Ohio’s 88 counties are under quarantine, which means they are infested and all nursery stock and timber must be inspected before exported out of those counties.
An extremely rare 19th century Navajo blanket was appraised at up to half a million on Antique Road Show.
Purdue entomologists predict that when the spring armyworm infestation is over, another invasion of fall armyworms could arrive.
A special traveling photographic exhibit, John Valentine Haidt: A Life of Christ, will be on display July 6-29 in the Schoenbrunn Visitor Center audio-visual room.
With only 12 remaining, the museum searched the world for a tanker to restore. It will be displayed outside the museum at various times over the summer.
Suggestions are offered from the CertainTeed Home Institute.
Some facts and tips about hummingbirds, how to attract them and how to assist them.
Costumed volunteer interpreters will be stationed in each of the village’s 10 museum buildings July 7-8, to give visitors a glimpse of daily life in this former religious communal society.
Choice of breeds to be used in the cross depend on several factors, including the resources of the operation (the optimum level of milk production they can support) and the marketing program for the calf crop (specifically the targeted carcass merit endpoint).
Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.