The “systems analysis” method of market livestock project evaluation has been adopted by the Lake County junior fair livestock committee and will be used this summer at the Lake County Fair. This approach attempts to put more objectivity into the subjectivity of judging and doesn’t encourage the ethics violations that creep into the business of “showing” animals.
The southern Ohio crop is 10 days ahead of schedule, and two or three weeks earlier than the rest of the state.
The Clague House Museum, built in 1876, will be the setting for the July 8 show.
Collectors of Aladdin kerosene mantle lamps and Aladdin electric lamps hold their 29th annual convention Aug. 2-4.
Burger King Corporation is now requiring suppliers to adhere to animal care and handling guidelines and has asked USDA to fully enforce the Humane Slaughter Act.
The Baer family says rumors they might sell out are “absolutely false.”
The United States Postal Service has issued a set of Baseball’s Legendary Playing Fields commemorative stamps.
Nitrogen dioxide is a lethal gas with a yellowish-brown color, when this gas achieves further oxidation and is then combined with water it becomes a highly-corrosive nitric acid.
New study is the first to document the link between regional climate change and a major change in temperate forest cover.
AngusGeneNet will explain how to get more for cattle by providing quality cattle of all breeds for the Branded Beef Program.
The 10th annual Frontier Herb Fest – the nation’s largest annual herb conference – will be Aug. 17-19 at Boulder, Colo.
A Penn State expert on cyberlaw and privacy issues cautions Congress to move slowly with the bills currently under review o reduce the growing number of spam- or junk-e-mail.
Ohio State University animal health specialists stress the importance of maintaining biosecurity measures that not only keep foot-and-mouth in check, but also help control other animal ailments.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 25 that the mushroom checkoff is unconstitutional, saying it violates free-speech rights under the First Amendment.
A special traveling photographic exhibit, John Valentine Haidt: A Life of Christ, will be on display July 6-29 in the Schoenbrunn Visitor Center audio-visual room.
Dargate Auction Galleries of Pittsburgh is going on its own auction block Sept. 7 as Larry and Carol Farley auction off their contollling interest in the gallery.
Choice of breeds to be used in the cross depend on several factors, including the resources of the operation (the optimum level of milk production they can support) and the marketing program for the calf crop (specifically the targeted carcass merit endpoint).
Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.
“There are two things free in this world,” says dairy producer Bill Watkins of Morristown, Ohio, “sunlight and rain. Why not take advantage of them and graze your animals?”
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.