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.
Medina County 4-H and FFA youth donated $21,063 to the steam engine explosion victims’ fund from the sale of their market livestock animals during this year’s Medina County Fair.
Fifty-five to 75 percent of the body’s weight is water; the brain is 70 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water. And you wonder why drinking lots of fluids is a smart idea in extreme heat?
A donation of a $10,000 grant was made in memory of Roy Marsh and secured by his friends and family.
Wade collectors came to Pennsylvania earlier this summer from Canada, Washington state, California and many other points to swap information and examples of Wade pottery.
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.
July 2001 set a new mark as the driest month on records since 1930, according to U.S. weather observer Ed Copeland, who reports from his home in southern Columbiana County.
The Buckeye Dairy Goat Cooperative Association is a successful enterprise, but number of members is limited.
Failing to get 60 votes to end debate and move to the Senate Agriculture Committee’s $7.4 billion bailout bill for farmers, senators went ahead and approved the House-approved $5.5 billion version.
A new exhibit featuring Isaly’s Dairy is open at the Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center in Pittsburgh.
The sixth annual Red Hawk American Indian Cultural Society Pow Wow will be held Aug. 18 and 19 at Willow Ranch at Coitsville.
“Along the Ohio Trail: A Short History of Ohio Lands, ” the most-requested state document on Ohio lands, is available in a new version.