The rain didn’t dampen buyers’ spirits at Friday night’s junior fair market rabbit, steer and feeder calf sales.
Sibling rivalry elevated to new heights at this year’s Stark County Fair junior market livestock competitions with families claiming champsionship status in hogs, steers, chickens, and cheese.
What started as a single row in a backyard garden has evolved into a 4-acre plot and a full-time national business.
The mystery of whether wild eastern cougars, also commonly known as mountain lions, pumas, or panthers, really survive in the Keystone State was excited recently by the rumor of a cougar killed on Interstate 80.
A temporary exhibit to honor the fallen president, “A Man’s Best Gift to His Country is His Life Blood: Public Servant William McKinley,” will be on view in the Keller Gallery through Jan. 31.
Six of the ten grand champion animals sold Aug. 25 at the Portage County Randolph Fair Junior Fair Market Livestock Auction set record high prices.
A network of greenways will connect corridors of open space, natural landscape features and recreational sites statewide.
Mohican Farm bid $14 per pound for Ami Breitenbucher’s 188-pound market hog, raising $2,632 to provide the funds needed to establish the scholarship in Breitenbucher’s memory.
A reenactment of the Battle of Carnifex Ferry that will be held during the weekend of Sept. 8-9 at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park in W.Va.
Guest columnist Dennis T. Avery, of Churchville, Va., director of global food issues for the Hudson Institute of Indianapolis, writes about Ralph Nader’s proposed no-NAFTA solution to sustaining family farms that would mean cutting output from the productive farmlands back by perhaps one-third.
Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson has unveiled a plan to further strengthen surveillance, increase research resources, and expand existing inspection efforts to prevent BSE and TSEs from entering or taking hold in the United States
Ramy Swine Farm is in the business of breeding and selling club show hogs, and when pigs leave the farm they are almost always headed for a showring someplace.
The Web site includes a whole list of September activities, including fairs, festivals, and celebrations still available to be experienced.
A 4-H exhibitor thanks the buyers of her steer who showed such kindness and generosity at a past Canfield Fair.
A University of Illinois extension study found that mixing 50 gallons of slurry with a cubic yard of sawdust created a compost with about 50 percent moisture and no odor that was ready to apply as fertilizer in five months.
She won the coveted role at Disney World, but her parents perferred she go to school. She found the perfect solution.
Fifteen-year-old Laura Kline, the daughter of Larry and Diane Kline of North Canton, won grand champion steer honors at this year’s Ohio State Fair with her 1,325-pound crossbred steer, “Superman.”
With one-sixth of Wisconsin dairy farms using bovine somatotropinwell, the adoption level is well below what was expected in the debate that preceded its commercial release in 1994.
Ohio State University and USDA researchers have learned that the black-faced leafhopper, which transmits the maize chlorotic dwarf virus, also transmits a corn virus discovered last year.
Test results includes yield data of 43 wheat varieties from five locations along with test weights, seeds per pound, lodging, plant height and heading date.