The switch to Mandatory Price Reporting for livestock sales data has been rocky, but the new system has the potential to provide more detailed information price information, segmented by livestock weights and quality levels.
As of May 14, 442 aborted equine fetuses and stillborn foals have been submitted to the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center since April 28. At least 18 breeds have been affected.
Activities include breakfast, parade, cemetery services, and a raffle.
Jean Bahr a University of Wisconsin professor of geology and environmental studies and an international authority on ground water, has installed an affordable, practical system into her Wisconsin home that transforms light from the sun into electricity, enabling her to meet a significant portion of her own electrical needs and to feed excess electricity into the Madison Gas and Electric power grid.
Jozi Best of Litchfield, Ohio, wants to bring the national Tunis sale to the Great Lakes Sheep and Wool Show and Sale in Wooster.
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.
With nearly a half million votes logged, the oak received more than 100,000 votes in the National Arbor Day national tree poll.
Herbicides applied at planting need a half inch to 1 inch of rainfall within seven to 10 days, and more rain is needed in overly dry soils.
The Northeast Ohio Forestry Association met recently for the 29th annual banquet and benefit auction.
State representatives spoke at the annual Columbiana and Mahoning county ag leaders’ breakfast May 4.
The annual Waynedale FFA member recognition banquet honored Star Greenhands, Star Chapter Farmers, Honorary Chapter Farmer, and crowned a new FFA queen.
House and Senate budget negotiators have committed an extra $79 billion to agriculture.
For the 19th consecutive year, Ohio has retained its standing as the nation’s leader in the number of Tree City USA communities.
A Wayne County landowner applying liquid manure through an irrigation system had manure ran down both sides of a knoll into Steele Ditch, resulting in resulted in a damaged stream, loss of aquatic life and five miles of upset land owners.
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.