After pleading guilty to 30 charges, Harlan Baldwin was sentenced to jail time, electronically supervised surveillance, probation, and community service. He was also prohibited from owning cows or horses, and fined $6,000.
Farm and Dairy Publisher Scot Darling reports on ths recent trip to Cuba with a group of media sponsored by the Inland Press Association.
While yields per acre are up, production is down, primarily because most farmers can no longer afford to grow wheat.
Seventy percent of the soybean crop has bloomed and 20 percent of the plants are setting pods. With timely rain the poor condition of the crop could recover.
The bean pod mottle virus, seen throughout the Midwest last year, is a little-known virus spread by a familiar insect – the bean leaf beetle. It causes reduction in seed quality and yield.
Even when controlling for variables such as age and body mass index – two risk factors for high blood pressure – among African-Americans, those reporting higher levels of religious coping had lower blood pressure.
Alisa Shenigo won a triple crown, of sorts, at this year’s Junior Livestock Sale, showing the reserve champion hog and the grand and reserve champion lambs. Jenny Blatt raised the 223-pound grand champion market hog that earned a record bid of $8.75 a pound.
There are about 25-30 common injuries that can occur to members of a marching band, and one of the most dangerous instruments to play is the piccolo.
The practice uses 15 percent to 25 percent less energy than operating tractors at full power with light operations such as planting, cultivating, spraying, and some light tillage that do not require full power.
A chance meeting has brought together two men who met for the first time 18 years ago when one was evacuating the other from the Island of Granada.
Cliff Kovacic, 45, and his son, William, 27, both of Medina, along with Dennis Jungbluth, 58, and Alan Kimble, 46, both of the Litchfield area, were killed when the antique steam tractor Kovacic was bringing onto the Medina County fairground exploded.
Little Beaver Creek Nature Preserve will buy 1,350 acreas in Columbiana County.
“The Agricultural Act of 2001″ H.R. 2646, will go to the full House this fall. The Senate Agriculture Committee is just beginning work on its own version.
In the attempt to lessen the chance of abduction, the U.S. now requires both parents’ consent to obtain passports and visas for overseas travel of children under 14.
Dry weather is bringing two-spotted spider mites are moving into northeast Ohio fields. Some fields with areas of large egg populations are about ready to have the population explode.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about last week’s Firestone Test Center open house, and about the latest class of inductees in the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame that includes former long-time Farm and Dairy editor Elden R. Groves.
From The Brilliant Period, to Haviland patents, to restoration, to early catalogs, the collectors conference concentrated on the procelain and pottery produced by the Haviland family.
A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.
Japanese state-of-the-art technology for treating municipal wastewater has been adapted to replace lagoons on a hog farm.
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.