Farmers may lose ability to use preventative antibiotics in herds if new legislation is passed.
Attention shutterbugs! Have you ever wanted to shoot a cover photo? Well, Farm and Dairy is offering you that chance. We are conducting a photo contest and the winning photo will appear on the cover of the 2010 Agri-Book. Photos must have a farm/agricultural connection and can encompass anything in the rural community from rolling […]
– Auctioneers Ned, Scott, Sheila and Jeremy Gregg of Ned F. Gregg Realty Inc., conducted the Bill E. Lee estate auction July 9 in Sycamore, Ohio, with 250 registered bidders in attendance. The top-selling item was a cylinder desk with glass bookcase (Burl) that sold for $1,400. Other highlights included a Mollroy and Company pillar […]
Three barns across Ohio have burned in less than a week and a half.
ROGERS, Ohio — The Country Friends 4-H club met July 6 at the Rogers Sale Restaurant to have their project books graded. In other business, the raffle tickets to be sold for the fair were to be returned at the meeting. Group participation for Relay for Life was canceled due to the skillathon and a […]
GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — Members of the Indian Valley FFA joined more than 70 FFA members and advisers who recently attended Ohio FFA Leadership Camp held in Carrollton, Ohio at FFA Camp Muskingum. The FFA members were able to attend camp through a scholarship sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and Nationwide Insurance. Scholarships recipients […]
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Historical Society is accelerating a plan to reinvent itself as a state history organization, according to executive director and CEO Bill Laidlaw. Support slashed State support was slashed from $13.5 million two years ago to $7.9 million for the 2010 fiscal year — a 42-percent cut — following years of underinvestment […]
CONNEAUT LAKE, Pa. — The 2009 Pennsylvania Association of Agricultural Educators Conference was held July 13-16 at the Conneaut Lake Park Hotel in northwestern Pennsylvania. About 120 agricultural educators and advisers attended the conference, which included workshops, local industry tours, and recreational activities. The awards banquet, held July 15, recognized outstanding educators for their years […]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A Penn State study of climate-change impacts in Pennsylvania projects a warmer, wetter commonwealth, with a longer growing season and significantly less snow by the middle of the century. Conducted by the Environment and Natural Resources Institute in the College of Agricultural Sciences for the state Department of Environmental Protection, the […]
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is soliciting comments on its interim final rule for country-of-origin labeling of honey. USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service is establishing a new regulation addressing country-of-origin labeling for packed honey bearing any official USDA mark or statement. Required Under the new farm bill, the regulations governing inspection and certification would […]