Four producers outlined their operations during a panel discussion at the northeast regional meeting of the Professional Dairy Heifers Growers Association in Akron last week.
A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.
Dairy farmers across the nation are organizing a dump of one day’s milk production, hoping to draw national attention to low milk prices.
The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.
Ohio Gov. Bob Taft responded to a set of questions concerning environmental issues and agriculture.
A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.
Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.
The Ohio Senate approved legislation May 24 to transfer regulation of large livestock operations from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.
Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.
Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.
Ohio’s land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.
Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.
Smart farm management decisions earned Knox County dairyman Tom Freer one of five Environmental Stewardship Awards presented statewide by the Ohio Livestock Council.
The members of Select Sires and Sire Power have approved the merger of the two artificial insemination cooperatives.
Bioenergy producers who increase their purchases of corn, soybeans and other commodities to expand production of ethanol, biodiesel or other biofuels will be eligible for cash payments from the USDA.
In her weekly commentary, Editor Susan Crowell reminds readers that problems, like beauty, are in the eye of the beholder.
Even though he was highly critical of several key provisions, President Clinton signed a $78 billion bill to fund the USDA.
Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.
What is really the prime mover of today’s booming economy. One reader offers his view.