The lamb, hog and steer sale was held Sept. 24 at the Tuscarawas Co. Fair 2009. This year was a big year for Landon Helmke who earned both grand champion steer and grand champion hog honors.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will hold its Ag Career Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Bryce Jordan Center. The College of Agricultural Sciences has placed a new focus on fostering connections between students and potential employers through the Career and Internship Initiative. The initiative […]
Scenes from the Farm Science Review 2009
Fair season is over and the memories are filed in another chapter in a Mahoning County family’s life.
JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — Hillsdale FFA took two teams to compete at county soil judging Sept. 16. The Rural Soils team consisted of McKenzie Stimmell, Kala Fox, Sam Young, Madison Hays and Trevor Cline. The second team competing at district judged an urban setting and included Jon Baker, Logan Bachmann, Trevor Busch, Sam Foote and Walt […]
ORWELL, Ohio — The Mustang Wranglers 4-H horse club had its awards meeting Sept. 12 at the Orwell Community Park. The 4-H year came to an end after the fair and members came together to celebrater. They received a 4-H banner with their name and accomplishment pins. The members who participated at the county level […]
Lots to see at the 2009 Farm Science Review, including this whopper Ag-Bag X114 silage bagger that can fill a 500-foot bag in less than four hours. The Review, which continues through Thursday, Sept. 24, is held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio.
(Scroll down to see more photos from this year’s U.S. draft horse plowing match, held in Dayton, Ohio.) DAYTON, Ohio — Carriage Hill MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio, hosted the Ohio state and U.S. draft horse plowing matches over Labor Day weekend, establishing bragging rights for a year for a host of enthusiasts. During the last […]
Editor: In Editor Susan Crowell’s Sept. 9 column, “Obama school speech furor: You can tell it was a slow news day,” you dismissed as unwarranted the criticism of allowing the speech to be broadcast in classrooms all across America to children starting at 5. One of the spins produced by the White House press spokesman […]
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The 2008 Indiana Farm Fatality Report, compiled by Purdue University’s Agricultural Safety and Health Program, documents 28 agricultural-related fatalities in 2008, up from 24 in 2007. Report online Gail Deboy, Purdue agricultural safety engineer and report coordinator, and Bill Field of Purdue’s Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering collected farm accident […]