Wednesday, August 24, 2016

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency said the loan limit for its Guaranteed Loan Program has been increased to $1,112,000,...

By JOY AUFDERHAAR and ROGER BENDER(Editor's note: The following is reprinted from the OSU Sheep Team Newsletter Oct.-Dec. 2009.)COLUMBUS -- As you looked across...

LOUDONVILLE, Ohio -- The little black-and-white Holstein calves looked so cute to third-grader Vassiliya Draganova, that she decided to name one. "Bella," she called...

- When the last gavel dropped at the first All-Dairy Antiques Auction Sept. 22 in Harrisburg, Pa., 30 unique and rare collectible dairy items...

The United Egg Producers vow to keep fighting so U.S. egg producers can stay in business.

ASHLAND, Ohio — On Sept. 15, the Mapleton FFA soil judging team swept the meet, having nine of the top 10 competitors from the...

THOMPSON, Ohio -- Thompson Ledge Dairymen participated in the Great Geauga County Fair over Labor Day Weekend. The club has grown to 21 members...

The notion of milking cows with a robot, let alone one named "Lely Astronaut 3," might remind some milk producers of science fiction shows like Star Wars or Star Trek. There is no known robotic milker currently installed in Ohio, but these sleek, high-tech machines are tugging on the barn doors of some of the state's most progressive dairies, and the seemingly fictional concept is proving to be a science rooted in efficiency and increased productivity.

Two dairies in western Ohio have been unable to pay on loans since March.

Editor:There continues to be a belief with some livestock farmers in Ohio that no one can or will regulate animal care in the state....
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