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.
New Purdue Web site hopes to link manure buyers with sellers.
Two University of Nebraska-Lincoln historians report on factors contributing to “Baseball’s Great Hitting Barrage of the 1990s.”
Alphonse Maria Mucha’s “Papier a Cigarettes Job” was estimated at $500 to $1,000. The 1898 poster sold for $2,357.
The American Highland Cattle Association will hold its 50th annual National Convention May 3-6 in Harrisburg.
The Ohio Wildlife Council has approved deer regulations for 2001, and established fall hunting and trapping seasons. The most notable change involves the reduction in standard antler length.
Producers holding out hope for higher corn and soybean prices may find no optimism in world crop report.
The National Watermedia Exhibition 2001, features the work of over 80 artists will open at the Canton Museum of Art April 27
The Central Ohio Draft Horse Association was out in force over the first full weekend in April at Roger Shira’s farm on Cassell Road, south of Fredericktown.
The schedule of events for the May 5 extension fair will includes Ashtabula County’s own version of Family Feud.
Four members of the 2001 OSU Poultry Judging Team won eight top 10 team and individual honors at the 54th annual Southern Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest in Baton Rouge, La.
Spring Run Farm is the county’s top Ayrshire herd and is also the fifth-ranked Ayrshire herd in Ohio.
Visits to university dairy, beef, swine, sheep, deer and equine facilities will be by appointment only.