New farm bill legislation proposed by the U.S. House Agriculture Committee may not put all financially-stressed farms into the black, but will provide some relief.
There is one successful, large-scale goat milk processor and marketer in Ohio, one of the few that have managed to establish this kind of business in the whole country.
The Johnny Appleseed Heritage Center recently broke ground for the center’s J.M. Smucker Company 90-seat indoor auditorium and library.
Steam experts say it was an exposed crown shield that triggered the explosion of the 1918 Case steam traction engine on the Medina County Fairgrounds July 29.
The first Pennsylvania Elk Outdoor Expo will be held Sept. 29-30, during the most spectacular time for elk watching within the 835-square-mile elk range in northcentral Pennsylvania.
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.
Illinois research confirms less fertilizer is adequate to maintain high corn yields.
Medina County 4-H and FFA youth donated $21,063 to the steam engine explosion victims’ fund from the sale of their market livestock animals during this year’s Medina County Fair.
Fifty-five to 75 percent of the body’s weight is water; the brain is 70 percent water; blood is 82 percent water; and the lungs are nearly 90 percent water. And you wonder why drinking lots of fluids is a smart idea in extreme heat?
A donation of a $10,000 grant was made in memory of Roy Marsh and secured by his friends and family.
Wade collectors came to Pennsylvania earlier this summer from Canada, Washington state, California and many other points to swap information and examples of Wade pottery.
Eastern Ohio’s award-winning family craft festival is three weekends from Aug. 11-26. This year’s event will feature a new Shaker schoolhouse.
July 2001 set a new mark as the driest month on records since 1930, according to U.S. weather observer Ed Copeland, who reports from his home in southern Columbiana County.