“There are two things free in this world,” says dairy producer Bill Watkins of Morristown, Ohio, “sunlight and rain. Why not take advantage of them and graze your animals?”
Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.
The Ashland FFA Food Science and Technology Team will compete in national competition.
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.
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.
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.
The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.
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.
Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.
Marlies Brandt of Wintersville won the coveted People’s Choice award at the Panhandle Piecemakers Quilt Club’s 17th annual quilt show
Thomas Cole, of Monroe Township, Astabula County, was arraigned June 14 in Eastern County Court on two counts of animal cruelty and neglect.
The living history exhibit of the John Deere Collectors Center – a membership association for enthusiasts interested in the nostalgia and legacy of John Deere – will open Aug. 10-11.
Penn State researcher uses an old house on the Penn State farmland to study the social organization of cockroach populations.
Hospital emergency rooms treat thousands of people for fireworks-related injuries each Fourth of July holiday.
Most of these victims are children; most of the injuries are caused by backyard, “class C” fireworks.
An independent body of scientific experts will convene July 17-18 for a two-day public meeting to review a set of issues that EPA is considering as it reviews StarLink corn.
Free “Brown Bag” concerts will be held each Wednesday in Ashtabula and Thursday in Jefferson.
Who hasn’t wanted to try their hand at growing a few wildflowers after walking through the woods on a day in May or June? A forest floor carpeted with trilliums or lady slippers is an inspiring sight.
The Stoltzfus family moved Pennwood Farm from Lancaster County to Somerset County, Pa., to gain the room it needed to expand and modernize the dairy.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell sends condolences from Farm and Dairy to former editor Tim Reeves and his wife Sue on the tragic death of their son, Ben Reeves.