Charles Gander, of Stoneboro, Pa., has turned his “big toys” into a booming business, turning a lifelong love affair with machinery into a custom farming sideline growing as fast as corn in July.
The Washington State University study compared the economic and environmental sustainability of conventional, organic and integrated growing systems.
Jean Peterson, coordinator of school counseling at the Purdue School of Education at West Lafayette, Ind., writes about the role that a school counselor can play in keeping peace within a school.
Fewer 16- and 17-year-olds were involved in fatal crashes, and fewer were involved in crashes involving alcohol use.
In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell issues a call to action to fair officials before the upcoming fair season.
Brad Baker, class of ’89, was the guest speaker at the West Branch FFA Awards Banquet April 19, which also recognized West Branch graduate and now ag education teacher Greg Sharp as its Honorary Chapter Farmer.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded four brownfields grants worth $2.8 million to Ohio communities: Columbus, Lockland, Mansfield and a joint grant to Cleveland and Lima.
From the Lewis and Clark expedition to a Civil War military encampment, from Theodore Roosevelt to Frank Kehoe, an Irish coal miner, re-enactors will help Outdoor Heritage visitors catch a glimpse of the past.
In the past year, as pure soy biodiesel licensed to a number of manufacturers by the National Biodiesel Board has gained more general acceptance, the amount of soy oil being burned as automotive fuel has skyrocketed.
With planting season just around the corner, a few hours in the machine shed can save the disappointment of lost yields at harvest.
The Carroll County Ohio Premium Beef Cattle Producers have made a few changes to the way they will cooperate to improve the genetics and marketability of their cow-calf operations, and are about to breed a second round of calves.
British scientists call for a form of rapid, preemptive slaughter known as “ring culling.”
Kansas State University James Mintert expects cash hog prices in the benchmark Iowa-southern Minnesota market this year to average in the low $40s per hundredweight.
Mahoning County’s newest 4-H club, The North Jackson Corral Crue started out a family affair, but now has 10 youth, ranging in age from 8 to 16.
According to Kansas State University agricultural economist James Mintert, “If foot-and-mouth becomes more widespread, it could provide a boost to U.S. pork exports,” Mintert said. “Conversely, if FMD enters the U.S., it could result in pork-importing countries restricting U.S. access to their markets.
The index can be used to predict the risk of phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with animal manure or commercial fertilizers
Harold Benich of Albion, Pa., has build a diesel powered motorcycle from genuine Harley-Davidson parts and a diesel engine scrapped from an old Miller welder. It smells like French-fried potatoes, and sounds like a tractor.
Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery in Columbus will open April 26 the exhibit, “Made By Loving Hands: Amish Children’s Clothing, Toys and Quilts,” from the Thomas and Marsha French collection