A moment of silence was observed during the annual member recognition banquet in memory of George R. Smith as a friend and staunch supporter of the 4-H and FFA programs in Wayne County.
Secretary of Agriculture Veneman announces additional actions to address reasonable concerns to ensure responsible implementation.
The new first-place premium in four classes – grain seeds, wheat, oats and “other grain” – have been doubled, from $5 to $10 per winning entry. Second-place premiums in those classes were increased to $5, from $4.
The World Trade Organization’s appellate body overturned a 1999 decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that has prompted the United States to impose import restraints on lamb meat imports.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on some of the proposals set before the U.S. House Agriculture Committee in its hearings on the next farm bill.
Wisconsin dairies with serious subclinieal mastitis problems are up to seven times more likely to have antibiotic residues in their milk than producers with herds that have a low incidence of mastitis, according to the study.
The annual Waynedale FFA member recognition banquet honored Star Greenhands, Star Chapter Farmers, Honorary Chapter Farmer, and crowned a new FFA queen.
State representatives spoke at the annual Columbiana and Mahoning county ag leaders’ breakfast May 4.
Herbicides applied at planting need a half inch to 1 inch of rainfall within seven to 10 days, and more rain is needed in overly dry soils.
Earrings, necklaces, bracelets, buttons, pins and even tiaras of half a century ago and older is on display at the Buhl House in Zelinople through June.
Although experts are putting the blame on the hemlock wolly adelgid, the answer isn’t that simple.
House and Senate budget negotiators have committed an extra $79 billion to agriculture.
A new oral history project at the University of Illinois is helping to recover the routine and preserve the ordinary through the memories of Depression era undergraduates.
Once again, visitors from around the world will be able to log onto their Internet browsers, sit back and witness one of nature’s wonders: a crop of corn growing in eastern Iowa.
The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources warns that the best of intentions often lead to bad results when people pick up young animals, instead of leaving them where they were found.
The Holden Arboretum at Kirtland encompasses more than 3,400 acres, and has trails through gardens, fields, woods, past ponds, and down into the valley. Tours are available.
Stan Hywet sponsors two vintage league baseball teams, a fun and inexpensive alternative to major league action and a return to the game “the way it was meant to be played.”
The Northeast Ohio Forestry Association met recently for the 29th annual banquet and benefit auction.
With nearly a half million votes logged, the oak received more than 100,000 votes in the National Arbor Day national tree poll.
Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.