The Penn-Ohio Jackpot Show June 16 at the Canfield Fairgrounds, attracted 90 hogs from 17 counties in Pennsylvania and Ohio to the competition.
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.
Who’s driving while using a cell phone and what they’re gabbing about might just surprise you.
“Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities,” edited and co-authored by Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University rural sociologist, examines the effects of agricultural production on people and the environment.
Historic funding levels for primary and secondary education – $1.4 billion – tightened Ohio’s two-year state budget for many programs, including agriculture.
Miners’ Memorial Park honors the men and women who mined coal in southeastern Ohio.
Completed entry forms for most areas of competition at the fair must be postmarked by June 20, with poultry and rabbits; agriculture, horticulture and floriculture; and horse show entries due in early July.
The same innovative thinking that led Kay Vaughan into full-time farming and then into a diversified agribusiness is leading the family into the retail farm market business in a big way in 2001.
Rural Action’s Landowners Conference will be merged with United Plant Savers annual conference to create the Appalachian Herb Gathering.
The Charles H. Wall Panama/Latin America Collection includes more than 300 books, videos, CDs and hand-made artifacts pertaining to Panama and Latin America.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the portrait of current Ohio agriculture portrayed in the first week of the “Farm and Dairy 2001 Progress Edition.”
The facility will bring the Army’s story to life through state-of-the-art displays showcasing the Army’s contributions in peace and war and will provide a focal point for educational activities and academic research.
J.B. Penn, newly installed under secretary for farm and foreign agricultural programs at USDA, says the department will sell government-owned sugar to ethanol producers and others to improve domestic prices, manage USDA’s sugar inventory and help meet U.S. energy needs.
PennAg Industries Association and a coalition of county conservation districts are turning the national on-farm assessment and environmental review program developed by America’s Clean Water Foundation into an environmental certification program.
Cooler than normal temperatures in the week of May 27 to June 2 may have limited the occurrence of Fusarium head scab in Ohio winter wheat fields.
The course will provide third through 12th grade teachers – and other educators – information and educational tools to teach a balanced environment and ecology curriculum related to Pennsylvania’s forests and wildlife.
The 660-cow Licking County dairy farm has been selected to receive the Ohio Dairy Farmers Federation’s Ohio Environmental Stewardship Award for its exemplary environmental management practices.
Farmers who purchased crop insurance on corn have an option to put seed in the ground even now.
The Park District provides countless warm weather recreation opportunities, including swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, golf, and historical visits, and an ideal backdrop for summer family fun.
The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council Mid East are testing milk vending machines in schools, factories and businesses in Ohio, some of it in glass-front milk vending machines.