The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association was out in force over the first full weekend in April at Roger Shira’s farm on Cassell Road, south of Fredericktown.
Irish dairy management highlighted at April 27 meeting at the Miller dairy farm in Millersburg.
As many as 400 landowners, herb growers, and small business owners expected June 23-24 to learn about growing, marketing, and conserving native plants.
Quality handcrafted goods will be sold in connection with the Herbal Society’s annual plant sale.
The National Pork Producers Council has canceled the 2001 World Pork Expo to prevent potential risks of foot-and-mouth disease.
The National Watermedia Exhibition 2001, features the work of over 80 artists will open at the Canton Museum of Art April 27
Ohio Corn Growers study recommends Putnam county for the development of a new production facility. Local organization is underway.
Alphonse Maria Mucha’s “Papier a Cigarettes Job” was estimated at $500 to $1,000. The 1898 poster sold for $2,357.
Visits to university dairy, beef, swine, sheep, deer and equine facilities will be by appointment only.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments about current news that has shaken the agricultural community.
In the book, “Talking Back to Civilization: Indian Voices From the Progressive Era” historian Frederick Hoxie writes that the expansionof the United States “fell short” of wiping out the continent’s indigenous cultures. As tragic as the 19th century was, it marked “but a moment in the long history of a people.”
Producers holding out hope for higher corn and soybean prices may find no optimism in world crop report.
Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.
The report supplements the 1999 report and confirms reports of damage to 173 more properties. The percentage of undermined properties with damage has decreased.
Multi-agency task force creates a $3.3 million grants program to assist counties with mosquito surveillance and control in an effort to detect and control mosquitoes that carry West Nile virus.
Eight breed sales were held at the 2001 Ohio Beef Expo March 17 at the Ohio Expo Center with over 400 lots selling at an average price of $1,660 per lot.
Farmers need to scout for slugs as soon it warms up and fields are dry enough for walking.
Horses have been a central theme in Jenkins’ life, running like threads through the fabric of her 78 years. At every important moment, there has somehow been a horse involved.