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.
Ohio dairy goat breeder Jess Aller is concentrating on merchandising rather than milk to make money from her herd.
Schoenbrunn Village in New Philadelphia will offer a special program on log architecture in America Aug. 18.
The Ashtabula County 4-H program started a new program this year to allow 4-H livestock clubs raising market animals to do an international project.
West Virginia’s economy stands a good chance of continuing to expand during the next year, but the risks of an economic downturn are high.
Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires created a 50-50 joint venture to purchase World-Wide Sires. It will operate as a stand-alone venture.
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.
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.
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.
Part I of a two-part series on marketing goat’s milk.