With only 15 market pens on the auction block at Saturday’s Junior Fair Market Livestock Sale, the bunnies brought in the bucks, netting nearly $4,000 in sales.
John DeFrank continued a string of champion steer wins at this year’s Jefferson County Fair. DeFrank has showed either the grand or reserve champion steer in five of the last six years.
Guest commentary by John Schlageck, managing editor of Kansas Living, a quarterly magazine dedicated to agriculture and rural life, talks about what is needed to save American agriculture.
Patricia Lang of Holmes County Red Cross writes to thank those who contributed to the chapter’s annual auction.
With five record bids, the sale of 236 lots of 4-H market animals totaled $8,000 higher than last year’s sale.
There will be four parades, a Johnny Appleseed portrayal, Little Miss and Mr. Apple Bud, and a whole lot more at the 34th annual festival.
Owning not one acre of ground, Kevin Scott, president of the Delaware County Farm Bureau, fills a small, but significant niche using available ground to feed a growing population of horses.
The French national railaroad and the American Prisoner of War Association have donated the boxcar to the Air Force Museum to complete a POW display at the museum.
The 38th All-American Dairy Show, Sept. 22-27 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, Pa., showcases some of the finest dairy genetics in the nation.
Miami University Gerontology Center warns Ohio needs to plan for the consequences of the buldge in seniors that will hit in 2015.
The three-day show sponsored by the Carroll County Antique Collectors Club will be at the fairgrounds in Carrollton Aug. 24-26.
The Ohio Historical Society event, with three fields, is the largest and oldest such event in the nation, drawing 21 clubs.
Ohio dairy goat breeder Jess Aller is concentrating on merchandising rather than milk to make money from her herd.
Schoenbrunn Village in New Philadelphia will offer a special program on log architecture in America Aug. 18.
The Ashtabula County 4-H program started a new program this year to allow 4-H livestock clubs raising market animals to do an international project.
West Virginia’s economy stands a good chance of continuing to expand during the next year, but the risks of an economic downturn are high.
Accelerated Genetics and Select Sires created a 50-50 joint venture to purchase World-Wide Sires. It will operate as a stand-alone venture.
The heat-related death of a professional football player elevated the fact that even normal activities can be deadly in extreme heat.
The Harmony Museum in western Pennsylvania presents Dankfest Aug. 25-26, a festival created to preserve crafts and around-the-home skills that were part of 18th and 19th century pioneer and rural life.
United Producers Inc. and Prairie Livestock have reached a livestock marketing and related services agreement.