After pleading guilty to 30 charges, Harlan Baldwin was sentenced to jail time, electronically supervised surveillance, probation, and community service. He was also prohibited from owning cows or horses, and fined $6,000.
Calves consigned to the pool are vaccinated, weaned, wormed, and graded. They are then sorted into lots, and sold in late September. Consignment forms are due.
While yields per acre are up, production is down, primarily because most farmers can no longer afford to grow wheat.
Farm and Dairy Publisher Scot Darling reports on ths recent trip to Cuba with a group of media sponsored by the Inland Press Association.
Seventy percent of the soybean crop has bloomed and 20 percent of the plants are setting pods. With timely rain the poor condition of the crop could recover.
The bean pod mottle virus, seen throughout the Midwest last year, is a little-known virus spread by a familiar insect – the bean leaf beetle. It causes reduction in seed quality and yield.
Even when controlling for variables such as age and body mass index – two risk factors for high blood pressure – among African-Americans, those reporting higher levels of religious coping had lower blood pressure.
An 1765 table handed down from a grandmother was appraised as having been the nicest candlestand in Philadelphia at the time, and may be one of only about 15 left in existence.
On July 16, EPA Administrator Christie Whitman filed a motion in the District of Columbia Circuit Court asking the court to hold action on the lawsuits over the rule for 18 months so the agency could revise the rule.
The Archives Records Information Access System will enable Pennsylvanians and researchers from around the world to utilize the resources of the Pennsylvania State Archives right from their homes or local libraries through Pennsylvania Power Port, the official state Web site.
Cornell University agricultural engineers have combined the latest technology in keeping cows cool in commercial barns using three tools not previously combined: a time-integrated variable environment controller, tunnel ventilation and an evaporative cooling process.
John and Anne Hohmann signed a Deed of Agricultural Easement that ensures their 217-acre Clearview Farm will always remain agriculturally available.
Francis Childs of Manchester, Iowa, the four-time national corn growers’ contest winner in the non-irrigated class, was guest speaker July 18 at the 2001 Lawrence Conservation Crop Day at Sankey’s Feed Mill north of Plain Grove, Pa.
The Livestock Marketing Association is amending its initial complaint seeking a beef checkoff referendum to ask a federal district court whether the checkoff is unconstitutional. The National Pork Producers Council has asked the same question.
Recently, there has been significant debate over whether to keep the penny as part of U.S. currency or to discontinue production of the penny.
Chuck LaBlanc, who bought the Petersburg Marina last October, came to the Carroll County Fair Junior Livestock Sale with his partner Greg Turner, ready to bid. They spent $67,000.
From The Brilliant Period, to Haviland patents, to restoration, to early catalogs, the collectors conference concentrated on the procelain and pottery produced by the Haviland family.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell writes about last week’s Firestone Test Center open house, and about the latest class of inductees in the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame that includes former long-time Farm and Dairy editor Elden R. Groves.
Japanese state-of-the-art technology for treating municipal wastewater has been adapted to replace lagoons on a hog farm.
A reader comments on the Bush education policy that threatens new orgies of spending, legislating, centralizing, and reforming.