A July 19 program will show producers how to manage “price risk” and learn about diary options and futures markets.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on what the farmer owes the consumer, and how consumer perceptions drive the market.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
Jim Buchy will manage the day-to-day operations of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, formulating, and shaping regulatory policy, and monitoring agricultural legislation.
A musical stage play billed as “pure entertainment with a rock and roll beat,” Zombie Prom opened June 29 at the Ashtabula Arts Center’s Straw Hat Theatre. The show be performed again July 5-8 and 12-14.
The Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, in July 14 will feature six producer operations, including a Holstein steer beef operation.
Harold Lehman of Canfield gave the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association a chance to take a twilight tour of his woods before the cutting begins.
The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.
Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.
Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.
An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.
Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.
Grand champion female at the District II Open Invitational Holstein Show at Tiscarawas Cpimtu Fairgrounds was the 5-year-old, Shaland Integrity Mallory, sired by Robthom Integrity, and exhibited by Hycrest Farms, Floyd Casper and family, Carrollton, Ohio.
What once seemed to be the tradition of rugged Texans and cowboys of the wild west, the lure of rodeo is attracting more and more fans each year. That “cowboy way” is alive and well in Belmont County, Ohio.
Up to 6,000 pounds of beef will be roasted eight to nine hours over hot coals for the event, which is held each year to help fund the volunteer fire department.
Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.
This year 43 of Ohio’s 88 counties are under quarantine, which means they are infested and all nursery stock and timber must be inspected before exported out of those counties.
An extremely rare 19th century Navajo blanket was appraised at up to half a million on Antique Road Show.