News

All Categories

  • Appeals court upholds country of origin labeling

  • New Clean Water Act rule causes concern for farmers

  • Remember the Polar Vortex? Ohio’s grape and peach growers sure do

News Results

Heifer growers meeting elicits big interest

Thursday, November 9, 2000

More than 160 potential and current replacement heifer growers attended last week’s northeast regional conference.

Raising heifers on grass not all clover, but keeps the girls happy

Thursday, November 9, 2000

One Ohio Jersey milk producer found greener fields for his heifer raising management plan.

DeFina fall auction brings hefty bids

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A recent DeFina auction featured items from the collections of the Western Reserve Historical Society.

Rare supporters: Pa. families saving animals from extinction

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Two Washington County, Pa., farmers are doing their part to protect, preserve and promote rare and endangered animals.

Bees create a big buzz at Mapleton

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A bee hive project has gotten some students interested in ag science that teacher Dean Frank had never even seen before.

Krause to make tillage tools for Caterpillar

Thursday, November 9, 2000

Caterpillar Agricultural Products Inc. will offer a line of tillage tools manufactured by Krause Corporation, Hutchinson, Kan., for use with track tractors.

Photo history collection open at Penn State

Thursday, November 9, 2000

A collection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, ivorytypes, opaltypes, cyanotypes, daguerreotype cases and other historical photos is on display at Penn State University.

Growers detail array of heifer methods

Thursday, November 9, 2000

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.

Arrowhead has buffalo future in its cross hairs

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.

Dairymen tired of getting dumped on, organize strike on Independence Day

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Dairy farmers across the nation are organizing a dump of one day’s milk production, hoping to draw national attention to low milk prices.

Taft addresses ag and the environment

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Gov. Bob Taft responded to a set of questions concerning environmental issues and agriculture.

Minor breeds must make major strides

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

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.

Butterflies free to fly: Study finds Bt corn safe for butterfly

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

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.

Intensive grazing, composting make Millers unique

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

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.

Ohio Senate approves Mumper’s livestock bill

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

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.

Ohio organic dairy market gaining

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Demand is strong for Bunker Hill’s organic cheese and Goshen Dairy is considering bottling organic fluid milk.

Redheaded goats find favor in Ohio

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Boer goats are meat goats native to South Africa, but they are also one of the hottest new farm animals in Ohio.

Ohio may be extinct as Corn Belt

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio’s land values and land use are shifting from the Midwest into the Northeast.

Ohio EPA gives Stoll Farms the green light

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to allow Stoll Farms Inc. to expand its Wayne County dairy farm.

Ag package includes direct payments and crop insurance reform

Wednesday, November 8, 2000

Congress approves farm assistance package that includes crop insurance overhaul.

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox