The designation of disaster county makes all qualified family-sized farm operators in both primary and contiguous counties eligible for low-interest EM loans from the Farm Service Agency.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell coments on Cam Thraen’s article concerning the distribution of funds from Milk Order 33 and the funds it is taking out of the pockets of local dairy producers.
Lower prices resulted in a nearly 27-percent drop in harvested acres of popcorn in Indiana for 2000, and as a result, the state may lose its place as the nation’s leading popcorn producer.
Cash prices for live hogs are running from the low- to mid-$40 per hundredweight range, a $5-$6 cwt. increase since mid-February.
“Quickchange 2000″ has won for Dennis Dick of East Sparta, Ohio, a gold medal in the agricultural implements category at the 2000 Inventors Congress in Minnesota.
More than half of the hogs sold in January were priced by a formula, according to a checkoff-funded research survey. Companies in the survey accounted for 86.9 percent of federally inspected slaughter during that time.
The 15-megawatt Mill Run Wind Project to be built along more than a mile of ridge-top pastureland in Fayette County will create enough clean energy to power about 5,700 homes.
A Michigan extension agent has joined with Michigan State University in an attempt to allow producers to broker manure on an MSU Web site.
The primary goal should be economic stability and opportunity, the National Farmers Union testifies.
The antiques industry’s premier megafair. ‘Atlantique City,’ is set for March 24-25 in the Atlantic City Convention Center, and will again be larger than last year.
The Spring Dairy Expo at the Ohio Expo Center will feature an American Dairy Association & Dairy Council Mid East barbecue and the PDCA Judging Conference.
One of the projects the Ohio Bicentennial Commission is developing is a book that will be titled “200 Years, 200 Women: Ohio’s First and Finest.”
Ohio regulations for burning debris outdoors differ between suburban and rural areas
Whether they encouraged a famous pair of brothers to take flight or boldly challenged slavery, Ohio women have many stories waiting to be discovered.
Lawsuits have been filed against certain manufacturers of vitamins, alleging a long-running international conspiracy to fix, raise and maintain inflated prices of certain bulk vitamins and vitamin products.
Historic Roscoe Village will be hosting its own version of the popular Antique Road Show April 4 with appraisals by Sam Schnaidt.
The Canton Museum of Art’s 10th annual Stark County High School Art exhibition will open March 25, featuring original two- and three-dimensional works by area high school students.
Sometimes people are not as sensitive as they could be when coworkers are experiencing grief, says a University of Illinois Extension educator in family life.
Penn State professor of Family and youth resiliency has produced a series of booklets on Making Youth Sports a Positive Experience.
A coalition of governors say a more effective conservation program would help combat suburban sprawl, protect wildlife habitat, and help reduce air and water pollution.