Witmer’s Feed and Grain has agreed to settle the lawsuit in exchange for many of employee’s assets.
LANSING, Michigan — Michigan is one step away from approving a new bill to regulate animal care in agreement with standards outlined by one of the nation’s most active animal welfare organizations — The Humane Society of the United States.
HARRISBURG, Pa. –A team of six Belgian draft horses, exhibited by Triple Star Farm of Columbus Mich., drove into victory at the All Breed Class Series 6-Horse Hitch Oct. 2 at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg. The team of Belgians beat out 16 other teams in the class from across the U.S. and […]
URBANA, Ill — It sure would be nice if equine surgeons could pull out their crystal ball during prepurchase exams and tell an owner whether or not they foresee the horse needing colic surgery in the future. Unfortunately, no one has quite figured out how to do that yet. However, from reviewing statistical data from […]
Editor: Issue Two is the attempt by the Ohio Farm Bureau to negate the efforts of HSUS on behalf of the animals being raised on the industrial livestock farms in Ohio. Being a neighbor of one of Park Farms’ grow out sites and also being a Farm Bureau member, and having called the plight of […]
Editor: In regard to your Oct. 1 column, we agree that cap and trade is a BAD IDEA for Ohio AND farmers !! South Central Power has told its customers that if cap and trade passes the AVERAGE bill per customer will go UP a WHOPPING $1,800 a year!! That alone is enough to scare […]
Editor: As a former Fairfield Township trustee who served for 32 years and now retired, I am still greatly concerned for the people I worked for as a public servant. I am going to share what I believe is in the best interest of the residents. 1. I do not want a township handed over […]
ITHACA, N.Y. — Irregular work schedules, long hours, job dissatisfaction and other such working conditions of parents in low-income families significantly impact family food choices, according to a new Cornell study. Coping strategies These conditions, as well as the lack of access to healthy foods, prompt many parents to use such coping strategies as eating […]
DAVIS, Calif. — In a Policy Forum paper published in the journal Science, the researchers documented a slowdown since 1990 in the growth rate of general agricultural productivity and in the growth rates of yields of specific crops including corn, rice, wheat and soybeans — the world’s major food and feed crops. Long-term consequences “The […]
HARRISBURG, Pa. –Supreme champion ewe and ram were selected from two different Massachusetts farms at the 2009 Keystone International Livestock Exposition in Harrisburg Oct. 3 from among 1,143 entries and 14 breeds of sheep. The supreme champion ram was the grand champion Southdown, exhibited by Clifford Thayer of Splendorview Farms in Cummington, Mass. “This is […]