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.
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.”
Andrea Keener was recognized with the Dekalb Award
Legislation introduced to extend the Northeast Dairy Compact and to create a Southern Dairy Compact.
The National Pork Board is moving forward with its search for a new chief executive officer.
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.
National association proposes giving growers the support they need – only when they need it.
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.
Emerson Nafziger, crop production specialist with University of Illinois Extension, writes about the unfortunate tendency to condemn GM crops before their benefits have been realized.
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.
Although experts are putting the blame on the hemlock wolly adelgid, the answer isn’t that simple.
Scouting the best defense agains the alfalfa weevil and potato leafhoppers now showing up in area alfalfa fields.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Secretary of Agriculture Veneman announces additional actions to address reasonable concerns to ensure responsible implementation.
Calvin Ernst has built a successful conservation seed company on a base of growing common weeds.