Alisa Shenigo won a triple crown, of sorts, at this year’s Junior Livestock Sale, showing the reserve champion hog and the grand and reserve champion lambs. Jenny Blatt raised the 223-pound grand champion market hog that earned a record bid of $8.75 a pound.
The practice uses 15 percent to 25 percent less energy than operating tractors at full power with light operations such as planting, cultivating, spraying, and some light tillage that do not require full power.
There are about 25-30 common injuries that can occur to members of a marching band, and one of the most dangerous instruments to play is the piccolo.
While yields per acre are up, production is down, primarily because most farmers can no longer afford to grow wheat.
A chance meeting has brought together two men who met for the first time 18 years ago when one was evacuating the other from the Island of Granada.
Cliff Kovacic, 45, and his son, William, 27, both of Medina, along with Dennis Jungbluth, 58, and Alan Kimble, 46, both of the Litchfield area, were killed when the antique steam tractor Kovacic was bringing onto the Medina County fairground exploded.
Little Beaver Creek Nature Preserve will buy 1,350 acreas in Columbiana County.
“The Agricultural Act of 2001″ H.R. 2646, will go to the full House this fall. The Senate Agriculture Committee is just beginning work on its own version.
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.
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.
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.
EPA has adopted rules that clarify the agency’s role in the regulatation of those materials that enable a plant to protect itself that are derived from biotechnology.
Two errors appeared in the July 19 Farm and Dairy story on the Trumbull County Fair Junior Livestock Sale.
The online world of agricultural e-commerce has seen major changes in the past months as the dot-coms look for how to best add value for farmers and suppliers.
An Ohio youth who competed in the Lamisil AT Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco June 10 not only won his age division, he came in 291 out of a field of 1,400. He needed a challenge for his senior project.
A Purdue University agricultural economist estimates a tax savings of more than $5,000 for many producers if Congress adopted a 20 percent federal flat tax.
The design that swept the ironstone world in the late 19th century is now one of the top 10 collectibles. Tea Leaf Club International will meet Sept. 20-23 at French Lick Springs Resort , French Lick, Ind.
A draft farm bill proposal by the U.S. House of Representatives retains a mix of popular features from the current farm bill, brings back features from the previous farm bill, and adds counter-cyclical payments to help farmers in times of low commodity prices.