Rita Kennedy, Butler, Pa., a member of the national Brown Swiss Association Board, reports on annual board meeting.
The American Farm Bureau Federation calls last-minute settlement to speeds up EPA’s implementation “a slap in the face to ranchers and farmers.
Columnist Dale Wildman writes looks with approval at the bipartisian appeal of President George W. Bush and at the need for political civility.
A marketing network for lamb and goat producers in the Northeast, from Maine to West Virginia, is being created at Cornell University.
The 15th annual Penn-Ohio Boat Show will be held Feb. 2-4 in Niles featuring fishing tackle and pro anglers.
ewolfs’ January art and antiques auction drew a final bid of $26,450 on a Tiffany Turtleback Glass Pendant Shade lamp.
The nomination of Sen. John Ashcroft as attorney general shows that Bush is serious about cleaning up the justice department.
The Pa. Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation is stepping up its campaign to purchase agricultural conservation easements.
The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.
More beef cattle are eating frozen food this winter. And that’s good, says a University of Missouri forage specialist.
If hog slaughter increases 4 percent to 5 percent this fall, compared to fall 2000, widening spreads between live hog and wholesale pork values will likely result in Iowa-southern Minnesota hog prices averaging in the upper $20s.
President Bush has so many competing priorities he’s unlikely to advocate major changes in ag policy.
Farmers are facing major input price increases with no immediate sign of relief ahead because of rising production costs associated with natural gas.
Who’s running the nation’s forest management program? Editor Susan Crowell questions recent decisions made in Washington.
If they can develop a small piece of plastic you use to talk to people half way around the world, then battery-operated vehicles, with small engines running generators to recharge these batteries, could produce vehicles that would travel 200 miles per gallon.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources biologists report finding a variety of mussels in the Big Darby Creek.
Programs are planned in western Pennsylvania for both the beginning and the experienced beekeeper.
Stephen R. Kerr, executive secretary and CEO of Holstein Association USA, submitted his resignation to the association board last week.
A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.