What will the fatal explosion of an antique steam tractor at the Medina County Fairgrounds mean for steam lovers? Are mandatory inspections a good idea?
A poem about a 4-H lamb project by Julie B. Herron, 4-H Youth Agent in Columbiana County.
The State of Ohio has gone to court with another round of contempt charges against Buckeye Egg for discharge violations, and is asking for jail time and penalties.
Hundreds of supporters boosted the Columbiana County Fair junior fair market livestock sale total to an unofficial record of $248,475.35. Bids of $6 a pound for both the grand champion steer and the grand champion hog helped.
Lorain County dairyman Jim McConnell, a frequent Farm and Dairy contributor who has not contributed his writing in some time, surfaces once again commening on parenting.
The USDA issued a conditional license to Fort Dodge Laboratories of Fort Dodge, Iowa, for a vaccine intended to aid in the prevention of disease in horses caused by West Nile virus.
Eastern Ohio’s award-winning family craft festival is three weekends from Aug. 11-26. This year’s event will feature a new Shaker schoolhouse.
The Buckeye Dairy Goat Cooperative Association is a successful enterprise, but number of members is limited.
Beth Wehr of Evans City, Butler County, Pa., has written a book her adventures on her grandparents’ dairy farm, “Lessons Learned by a Farmgirl.”
The sixth annual Red Hawk American Indian Cultural Society Pow Wow will be held Aug. 18 and 19 at Willow Ranch at Coitsville.
“Pickles,” the first lamb to be cloned in North America, was born July 22. There have already been clones of dairy and beef cattle as well as domestic pigs born in the United States.
The USDA reports a 2 percent drop in the U.S. sheep and lamb population from July 1, 2000, to July 1, 2001.
Part I of a two-part series on marketing goat’s milk.
One prion protein can spark the formation of other unrelated prions similar to the protein thought to cause “mad cow” and other diseases of mammals and man.
“Along the Ohio Trail: A Short History of Ohio Lands, ” the most-requested state document on Ohio lands, is available in a new version.
As the investigation into the explosion of an antique steam tractor on the Medina County Fairground continues, the accident has claimed a fifth victim.
Failing to get 60 votes to end debate and move to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s $7.4 billion bailout bill for farmers, senators went ahead and approved the House-approved $5.5 billion version.
The bean pod mottle virus, seen throughout the Midwest last year, is a little-known virus spread by a familiar insect – the bean leaf beetle. It causes reduction in seed quality and yield.
Even when controlling for variables such as age and body mass index – two risk factors for high blood pressure – among African-Americans, those reporting higher levels of religious coping had lower blood pressure.
While yields per acre are up, production is down, primarily because most farmers can no longer afford to grow wheat.