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Farm accidents take one life and injure another

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ST. LOUISVILLE, Ohio — A farmer baling hay died Aug. 25 after the tractor he was operating rolled over in Licking County. John Herendeen, 57, of St. Louisville, died at Licking Memorial Hospital after sustaining injuries from the accident. Mary Ann Township Fire Chief Kelly Smith said Herendeen was traveling down the side of a […]

Pittsburgh is home to a century farm

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

A seventh generation Allegheny County farmer grows produce for his local community.

Land use conference set in Columbus

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

COLUMBUS — A land use conference coordinated by the Ohio State University Extension Sept. 16 will focus on concerns ranging from sustainable growth to renewable energy. Land use conference. The annual Ohio Land Use Conference will take place from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. […]

Jefferson County Fair 2009

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Jefferson County Fair.

Fall tractor drive set for Sept. 20

Monday, August 24, 2009

CARROLLTON, Ohio — The Carroll County Antique Collectors’ Club will hold their second annual Fall Tractor Drive Sept. 20 with registration beginning at 9 a.m. Location The drive will begin at the Carroll County Fairgrounds located on state Route 9 and continue to the Dellroy Community Park, where lunch will be served, then will return […]

Web-based hunter access program now available

Monday, August 24, 2009

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife has teamed up with the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Quality Deer Management Association to announce the development of a Web-based deer hunter access program. Web site The Web site, is now available as part of a two-year pilot project to be […]

Cattlemen can cut costs with wise bull selections

Monday, August 24, 2009

When cattle producers experience difficult economic times, one of the first areas they look to reduce costs is bull purchases, but be sure buying a cheap bull now won’t cost you dearly in the future.

Pork groups want sow buyout program

Monday, August 24, 2009

AMES, Iowa — Three pork producer marketing groups are underscoring the depth of the pork industry crisis, and requesting a sow buyout program to invigorate the U.S. pork industry. Want a buyout Producers Livestock Marketing Association, National Farmers Organization and Allied Producers Cooperative, who represent producers across the country, are asking USDA to evaluate the […]

2009 Lawrence County Fair Livestock Auction

Monday, August 24, 2009

This year’s auction at the Lawrence County Fair had 17 lots resold, with proceeds benefiting the Lawrence County 4-H and the Wilmington, Mohawk and Laurel FFA chapters. Check out bid prices, buyers and photos from the auction, as well as some other shots from around the Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Ohio pork producers, processors donating meat to local foodbanks

Monday, August 24, 2009

The Ohio Pork Producers Council is leading an effort to generate 100,000 pounds of pork, or 500,000 servings, for the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks by April 30, 2010.


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