The design that swept the ironstone world in the late 19th century is now one of the top 10 collectibles. Tea Leaf Club International will meet Sept. 20-23 at French Lick Springs Resort , French Lick, Ind.
Cornell University agricultural engineers have combined the latest technology in keeping cows cool in commercial barns using three tools not previously combined: a time-integrated variable environment controller, tunnel ventilation and an evaporative cooling process.
A new hybrid variety developed for Pennsylvania is disease resistant and contains more antioxidants than other strains.
Two errors appeared in the July 19 Farm and Dairy story on the Trumbull County Fair Junior Livestock Sale.
John and Anne Hohmann signed a Deed of Agricultural Easement that ensures their 217-acre Clearview Farm will always remain agriculturally available.
The Livestock Marketing Association is amending its initial complaint seeking a beef checkoff referendum to ask a federal district court whether the checkoff is unconstitutional. The National Pork Producers Council has asked the same question.
The Archives Records Information Access System will enable Pennsylvanians and researchers from around the world to utilize the resources of the Pennsylvania State Archives right from their homes or local libraries through Pennsylvania Power Port, the official state Web site.
A Purdue University agricultural economist estimates a tax savings of more than $5,000 for many producers if Congress adopted a 20 percent federal flat tax.
EPA has adopted rules that clarify the agency’s role in the regulatation of those materials that enable a plant to protect itself that are derived from biotechnology.
Tax advantages found by breeding alpacas are contributing to the rise in their ownership in the United States.
PEZ dispenser collectors gather for annual convention July 19-21.
National poll shows Americans value U.S. food and will pay to protect farmland and the environment.
Ohio Angus breeders paraded 109 females, 20 bulls and nine cow-calf pairs at the 2001 Ohio Angus Preview Show, June 30.
Physician understanding of patient self-treatment is essential when most people get their information from family and friends, and asking patients what they take may also open a dialogue about patient health concerns and the use of herbs.
Turbine manufacturers claim there are more than 20 million homes in America with an acre or more of land that would be suitable for one of these machines.
The expansion, which will include a Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Gallery and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, is expected to be complete in 2004.
The Floyd Casper family of Hycrest Farms in Carrollton, Ohio, showed the grand champion at the District Two Holstein Show, held July 14 at the Columbiana County Fairgrounds.
It will be rededicated on July 22, and in a free festival of happenings, performances, and live music that will take place on the site at Grailville beginning at 3 p.m.
Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park has been named Commonwealth Treasure for 2001. Ceremonies marking the 2001 designation will take place Oct. 9-10.
The U.N. Population Division says world population is currently growing at an annual rate of 1.2 percent, or 77 million people per year. The six countries that account for half of this annual growth are India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.