The Ohio Department of Agriculture rule has been amended to allow herds that have tested negative for tuberculosis within 12 months to enter the state. The original rule required herds to be free of the disease within six months prior to entry.
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.
Little Beaver Creek Nature Preserve will buy 1,350 acreas in Columbiana County.
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.
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.
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.
Calves consigned to the pool are vaccinated, weaned, wormed, and graded. They are then sorted into lots, and sold in late September. Consignment forms are due.
“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.
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.
A study at New York University Medical Center is is evaluating whether yoga can reduce the number of seizures in people with epilepsy and improve their emotional well-being.
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.
Recently, there has been significant debate over whether to keep the penny as part of U.S. currency or to discontinue production of the penny.
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.
A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.
Growers should scout fields to check for soybean aphids, a new pest attacking the Midwest.
Francis Childs of Manchester, Iowa, the four-time national corn growers’ contest winner in the non-irrigated class, was guest speaker July 18 at the 2001 Lawrence Conservation Crop Day at Sankey’s Feed Mill north of Plain Grove, Pa.
The “Ohio Dollmakers Day” will be Aug. 11 and will include a variety of demonstrations from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. A themed competition will take place on this day.
Japanese state-of-the-art technology for treating municipal wastewater has been adapted to replace lagoons on a hog farm.
Chuck LaBlanc, who bought the Petersburg Marina last October, came to the Carroll County Fair Junior Livestock Sale with his partner Greg Turner, ready to bid. They spent $67,000.
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.