With one-sixth of Wisconsin dairy farms using bovine somatotropinwell, the adoption level is well below what was expected in the debate that preceded its commercial release in 1994.
Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.
The show will be Sept. 14-16 at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea, featuring all those machines that have ever been operated by putting money into a coinslot.
A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.
Advertising pamphlets in the culinary collection at the University of Michigan’s William L. Clements Library document the products of the no fewer than five major companies that made stoves in Detroit at the turn of the century, and give a picture of the home kitchen a hundred years ago.
Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States
They have the potential to cause an infection or nerve damage, say oral surgeons at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
Mohican Farm bid $14 per pound for Ami Breitenbucher’s 188-pound market hog, raising $2,632 to provide the funds needed to establish the scholarship in Breitenbucher’s memory.
A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.
Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.
There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.
Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.
The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.
The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.
Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.
The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.
The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.
The 20th annual Western Reserve Academy Antiques Festival will be Sept. 3 in Hudson, Ohio.