The idea of cows milking themselves intrigues every dairy farmer who is tied to the barn twice or three times a day.
A University of Michigan study shows that the cleanliness of the home children grow up in predicts their educational attainment and earnings more than 25 years later.
Naturalists say Lake Erie is not in decline, that change in the water level are inevitable and have varied considerably over the historical life of the Lake.
Neil Anderson, a veterinarian in the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, spoke on ergonomics in the workplace of the cow at the March 7 Northeast Ohio Dairy Management Conference at North Canton.
Ohio State University greenhouse studies recently confirmed the resistance of one shattercane population to herbicides.
Sign up for the Apple Market Loss Assistance and Wool and Mohair Loss Assistance programs have begun.
U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee is conducting a lengthy hearing process with farm organization that, according to Chairman Larry Combest, R-Texas, still has a way to go before anything concrete takes shape.
Celebrate Women’s History Month in March by finding your female ancestors.
The USDA, through its Commodity Credit Corporation, will purchase $15 to $20 million of hybrid corn seed from small corn seed companies to ensure corn seed with the protein Cry9C is not planted this spring.
The Ohio Farm Bureau made its annual trip to Washington to visit with Ohio Congressmen and talk about ag policy.
The 39th annual show and sale sponsored by the church will be March 23-24.
The Ashland County Dairy Service Unit held its annual meeting, and recognized Ayers Farm and GEM Hill Farm as top herds for 2000.
Don Reicosky, USDA-ARS soil scientist, and Carlos Crovetto, a Chilean no-till farmer, spoke at the Tri-State Conservation Tillage Conference, March 6 at West Middlesex, Pa.
Stitchery Showcase of entries in counted thread, canvas, surface stitchery, multimedia and quilting on exhibit April 26-29 at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens.
A farm is not a farm without cattle, or so John Beese thought when he went looking for a breed to bring home in the late 1980s.
U.S. livestock producers need to be on the alert and take precautions to keep the disease at bay. It could happen here.
The USDA reached an agreement with pork producers’ groups to allow the pork checkoff to continue if the National Pork Board severs its ties to the National Pork Producers Council.
The third annual Antiques Market will be April 28 at the Federated Family Life Center, 16349 Chillicothe Road (Route 306), Chagrin Falls.
The Ohio Historical Society will make its building doctors available for eight clinics for old-building owners during 2001.
Farm and Dairy Editor says hello to a new behind-the-scenes talent at the newspaper: food and family life editor Laurie Steeb.