The heat-related death of a professional football player elevated the fact that even normal activities can be deadly in extreme heat.
The Harmony Museum in western Pennsylvania presents Dankfest Aug. 25-26, a festival created to preserve crafts and around-the-home skills that were part of 18th and 19th century pioneer and rural life.
United Producers Inc. and Prairie Livestock have reached a livestock marketing and related services agreement.
Illinois research confirms less fertilizer is adequate to maintain high corn yields.
Medina County 4-H and FFA youth donated $21,063 to the steam engine explosion victims’ fund from the sale of their market livestock animals during this year’s Medina County Fair.
Fifty-five to 75 percent of the body’s weight is water; the brain is 70 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water. And you wonder why drinking lots of fluids is a smart idea in extreme heat?
A donation of a $10,000 grant was made in memory of Roy Marsh and secured by his friends and family.
Wade collectors came to Pennsylvania earlier this summer from Canada, Washington state, California and many other points to swap information and examples of Wade pottery.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell acknowledges the great divide between rural cowboys and cappuccino drinkers, but observes there is much they have in common.
Virginia Tech farm management expert David M. Kohl voices tough questions families need to face to secure the future of their farm transition.
For the fifth year in a row, John Altmeyer of Altmeyer Custom-Fab Trailers of Butler made the final bid for the grand champion market hog at the junior fair livestock sale of the Butler Farm Show.
New farm bill legislation proposed by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee may not put all financially-stressed farms into the black, but will provide some relief.
There is one successful, large-scale goat milk processor and marketer in Ohio, one of the few that have managed to establish this kind of business in the whole country.
The Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center recently broke ground for the center’s J.M. Smucker Company 90-seat indoor auditorium and library.
Steam experts say it was an exposed crown shield that triggered the explosion of the 1918 Case steam traction engine on the Medina County Fairgrounds July 29.
The first Pennsylvania Elk Outdoor Expo will be held Sept. 29-30, during the most spectacular time for elk watching within the 835-square-mile elk range in northcentral Pennsylvania.
The USDA reports a 2 percent drop in the U.S. sheep and lamb population from July 1, 2000, to July 1, 2001.
While Pennsylvania buyers snapped up treasures from the first three days of the July sale, Internet buyers from eBay Live Auctions and iCollector.com provided some bidding rivalry on the last two days of the auction.
The USDA has announced new confidentiality guidelines for the Livestock Mandatory Reporting Program which will increase the number of reports available.
“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.