Before World War II just about everybody farmed and hauled lumber and cord wood with horses. That love of the heavy horse seems to persist especially in Ohio, the heart of draft horse country in the modern farming era.
A 1959 #1 blonde Ponytail Barbie with reset blonde hair and touched-up face paint sold in her original box with #1 stand for a high bid of $4,100 at a recent McMasters auction.
Dennis Buffington, professor of agricultural at Penn State, studies when to consider heating by burning corn.
USDA announced last week that 2,000 pork checkoff referendum ballots initially declared invalid will be reviewed again at the county level to determine whether they can be counted.
New PBS series is holding a casting call of centernarians to have their stories told on The Living Century, a new series that premiered in December.
Recently approved Dairy Market Loss Assistance Payments will be made starting this week.
The Cuyahoga National Park is re-establishing farming where it was being pursued before the park was created 25 years ago. Proposals for sustainable farming operations are being accepted.
Bible texts from the 1st century through the Kings James version of 1611 showcase some of the milestones of its earliest history on exhibit at the University of Michigan.
Texas A&M University has successfully cloned an exact copy of Bull 86, a pregenitor found resistant to most cattle disease.
The Ashtabula Arts Center will host an exhibit of original comic book art by acclaimed artist P. Craig Russell. from Jan. 5 through Feb. 28.
Medina County 4-H will present a six-class tractor certification course Jan. 13 through Feb. 17for those 14-16 who will be operating a tractor over 20-horse power.
Former deputy secretary of USDA from 1991 to 1993, Ann Veneman, has been appointed by President-elect George W. Bush as the nation’s 27th secretary of agriculture.
Editor Susan Crowell talks about when we use the same word, “family farming.”we do not all mean the same thing and about common ground.
The Pennsylvania Nutrient Management Plan Grant Implementation Program is accepting applications until Dec. 29.
After months of work and 300,000 public comments, USDA has released national standards for organically grown products.
Pioneer is postponing sales of six Pioneer brand corn hybrids that contain a combination of the YieldGard gene and LibertyLink gene.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is running a special contest for the best handmade holiday ornament.
The Beaver County Agricultural Land Preservation Board is accepting applications for potential ag conservation easements.
Another letter writer responds to one reader’s Christian bashing.
Ohio State University it watching four rows of “standing” corn. They’re being tested as a potential alternative forage crop, to extend the grazing season for cattle through the winter months.