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.
The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.
A special traveling photographic exhibit, John Valentine Haidt: A Life of Christ, will be on display July 6-29 in the Schoenbrunn Visitor Center audio-visual room.
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.
Choice of breeds to be used in the cross depend on several factors, including the resources of the operation (the optimum level of milk production they can support) and the marketing program for the calf crop (specifically the targeted carcass merit endpoint).
Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.
“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?”
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.
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.
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 Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.
Costumed volunteer interpreters will be stationed in each of the village’s 10 museum buildings July 7-8, to give visitors a glimpse of daily life in this former religious communal society.
Harold Lehman of Canfield gave the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association a chance to take a twilight tour of his woods before the cutting begins.
Suggestions are offered from the CertainTeed Home Institute.
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.
Swigart Antique Auto Museum hosts 2001 Tucker Club of America’s annual convention.
Reader disputes role of legislation and regulation in effective accidental injury reduction.
According to a 1997 study by the American Horse Council Foundation, Ohio ranked seventh in the nation for number of horses and economic benefits from the equine industry. In that year alone, the equine industry directly added $776 million to the state’s economy.
Damascus fire chief, John Bricker, said 11 departments and approximately 100 firefighters responded to the early morning fire June 17.
West Virginia Agriculture and Forestry Hall of Fame will have its 27th annual recognition dinner at 6 p.m. July 7, at WVU Jackson’s Mill in Weston, W.Va.