Fair and expo officials from the World Dairy Expo to the county fair level have been thinking about foot-and-mouth disease since the outbreak in Europe started in late February, but there isn’t any unified response.
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.
The course will provide third through 12th grade teachers – and other educators – information and educational tools to teach a balanced environment and ecology curriculum related to Pennsylvania’s forests and wildlife.
Completed entry forms for most areas of competition at the fair must be postmarked by June 20, with poultry and rabbits; agriculture, horticulture and floriculture; and horse show entries due in early July.
The American Dairy Association and Dairy Council Mid East are testing milk vending machines in schools, factories and businesses in Ohio, some of it in glass-front milk vending machines.
“Interactions Between Agroecosystems and Rural Communities,” edited and co-authored by Cornelia Flora, Iowa State University rural sociologist, examines the effects of agricultural production on people and the environment.
An inovation organization formed to keep dairy alive and well in the Buckeye State brings together producers, processors, allied industries and retailers and distributors.
Rural Action’s Landowners Conference will be merged with United Plant Savers annual conference to create the Appalachian Herb Gathering.
PennAg Industries Association and a coalition of county conservation districts are turning the national on-farm assessment and environmental review program developed by America’s Clean Water Foundation into an environmental certification program.
The silent auction is a new concept in the old idea of selling off an entire herd, in this case by Internet, e-mail, and telephone.
“Cows and Curds: Dairying in Zoar” on June 16 will feature a demonstration of the 19th century methods of making butter and cheese.
The Park District provides countless warm weather recreation opportunities, including swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, golf, and historical visits, and an ideal backdrop for summer family fun.
This annual mid-summer aviation spectacular July 21-22 will be marking its 27th consecutive year at Dayton International Airport.
“Tours at Two” the summertime tours and/or activities that pair the Western Reserve Historical Society’s collections with activities and tours just for kids, will take place at 2 p.m. every weekday from June 19 through Aug. 18.
For its annual Shakespeare performance, Stan Hywet Hall will present the witty and wicked “Twelfth Night,” at 7 p.m. July 12-15 and 19-22 in the courtyard of the Carriage House.
Keith Burgett and sons Phillip and Bryan have built sort of an Angus dynasty since they bought their first cattle in 1984. They now raise about 350 head, consisting mostly of purebred Angus and some crosses.
J.B. Penn, newly installed under secretary for farm and foreign agricultural programs at USDA, says the department will sell government-owned sugar to ethanol producers and others to improve domestic prices, manage USDA’s sugar inventory and help meet U.S. energy needs.
Surveys have shown that the primary factor affecting a decision to leave an organization is whether or not the manager develops a trusting relationship with the employees.
Jim Comp and his sons borrowed ideas from others to build a dairy operation making profits on the efficiencies of scale.
Public comment are solicited on a proposed tunnel under the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad along the Towpath.