As West Nile Virus gets increasing attention as a threat to both public and animal health in North America, the Agricultural Research Service’s National Agricultural Library has put up a “go-to-first” Web site for information about it.
Five Boy Scouts from North East High School in Erie, Pa., defeated teams from 41 states and 7 Canadian provinces to win the national title.
With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.
John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.
Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.
There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.
Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.
The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.
The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.
Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.
The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.
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.