Aspects of historic Indian culture presented by experienced 18th century Native American re-enactors will be featured.
Guest commentator Richard Levins, professor and extension agricultural economist at the University of Minnesota and a senior fellow with the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, writes about the critical definition of “family” farms.
The Ashland FFA Food Science and Technology Team will compete in national competition.
The Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point of the war and of the way huge numbers of wounded were cared for.
The Round-Up to Wood County, Ohio, in July 14 will feature six producer operations, including a Holstein steer beef operation.
Harold Lehman of Canfield gave the Northeast Ohio Forestry Association a chance to take a twilight tour of his woods before the cutting begins.
The Ohio Young Farmers summer tour will take place in Coshocton County July 20-22, featuring trucking, produce, cheese and dairy.
Thomas and Margaret Raff Hague of Canton have donated the development rights from their 100-acre farm in Lake Township to The Wilderness Center in Wilmot, Ohio.
Stenholm-Boehner substitute amendment squeaks by the House Agriculture Committee on a 24-23 vote.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources operates and maintains the river’s 150-year-old system of 10 hand-operated locks and dams – the oldest of its kind in the country.
An Illinois researcher has created an edible, biodegradable corn zein film that has plastic qualities and is highly water-resistant.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the fact that farmers have lost their empire and have not yet found their role.
An independent body of scientific experts will convene July 17-18 for a two-day public meeting to review a set of issues that EPA is considering as it reviews StarLink corn.
Free “Brown Bag” concerts will be held each Wednesday in Ashtabula and Thursday in Jefferson.
Who hasn’t wanted to try their hand at growing a few wildflowers after walking through the woods on a day in May or June? A forest floor carpeted with trilliums or lady slippers is an inspiring sight.
The Stoltzfus family moved Pennwood Farm from Lancaster County to Somerset County, Pa., to gain the room it needed to expand and modernize the dairy.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell sends condolences from Farm and Dairy to former editor Tim Reeves and his wife Sue on the tragic death of their son, Ben Reeves.
A new study looking at height in equestrial Indian tribes of the Great Plains contradicts the modern image of American Indians as being sickly victims succumbing to European disease.
According to a 1997 study by the American Horse Council Foundation, Ohio ranked seventh in the nation for number of horses and economic benefits from the equine industry. In that year alone, the equine industry directly added $776 million to the state’s economy.
With corn prices as low as they are, there is potential for a significant rise in price if this expected big crop doesn’t materialize. It would be wise to use any price rallies to finish marketing the old crop.