When Paul and Lois Saums’ two sons, David and Doug, decided to come back to the farm in 1984, diversification became a necessity. The operation now farms hogs, grain, Christmas trees, pumpkins, broilers, etc.
Included in the protected prime wildlife habitats that cover more than 7,700 acres along the shores of Lake Umbagog and the banks of the Magalloway and Androscoggin rivers are freshwater wetlands, floating islands of spruce and maple trees, lily pads and upland areas of balsam-scented spruce-fir forests.
Two Morgantown sisters have gifted $18.4 million to the university, the largest private donation from individuals in WVU history. Most of the donation, $16.2 million, is earmarked for the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Sciences.
The one-hour clinic will show how ponds work and the best ways to manage them. The goal: To help pond owners head off problems and, in the end, save money.
Members at the organization’s annual meeting demanded answers from those in charge about closing the local office.
The Center for Small Farms, co-sponsored by the American Small Farm magazine and Farm Science Review, is geared toward manufacturing agribusinesses that assist smaller acreage farmers.
The 2001 Farm Science Review will be Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, with a full schedule of events each of the three days.
Determining the proper time to harvest corn for silage is critical because whole plant dry matter content varies with maturity and it influences fermentation.
Questions that involve developing ethanol production in Pennsylvania and the Northeast were on the table late last month with a pair of “Ethanol Workshops for Rural America” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Regional Biomass Energy Program, and organized by Ethanol Producers and Consumers.
Farmers who have multi-wheeled tractors are now required to display new lighting for traveling at night on streets or highways.
A Licking County Common Pleas Court jury, after spending the weekend in deliberations, returned a verdict Sunday, Sept. 9, finding Buckeye Egg guilty of causing environmental damage, and awarded 21 area residents the damage judgment.
The William G. Mather bulk freighter museum in the Cleveland waterfront will hold unique storytelling tours this fall.
Sheep milk is in great demand through thier sheep dairy cooperative, selling at an economically sustainable price to create domestic sheep milk cheese production.
Displays new for the 2001 Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near New London, Ohio, will cater to niche markets.
Ohio Historical Society has received an award recognizing the society’s public service and contributions to the archives profession, particularly in the area of pioneering services on the Internet.
Special Farm Science Review presentation shares ideas for make-your-own adaptive equipment.
The Sept. 15-16 drive-it-yourself tour will feature eight stops.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell explains reasons why you should attend this year’s Farm Science Review.
Even though Katie-Lynn came into the ring fifth, after the grand and reserve champion and two other first place hogs had already sold, the crowd of bidders had been waiting for her and several had decided to buy her hog.
The Westminster College Cultural Artifacts Collection, will be part of the “Egypt: Untold Journeys” exhibit starting Oct. 20 at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in Harrisburg.