The 2014 farm bill has yet to be approved by the Senate, but big changes to the dairy provisions are almost certain.
Growers looking to supply hops to Ohio’s booming microbrewering industry need to first research which varieties of hops craft brewers want, to avoid the costly mistake of investing in the wrong types, a horticulture expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
The most watched professional sport in America will draw an estimated 181 million viewers — 75.4 percent — when the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks Feb. 2 for Super Bowl XLVIII.
Kansas State veterinarian provides a two-part look at how environmental factors, including heat stress, coupled with the use of beta-agonists can a role in cattle fatigue.
Immigrant labor is important to farmers. Chris Kick spoke with immigrants who do farm labor, and the farmers who employ them. Read Farm and Dairy’s special feature to get a better understanding of how the two sides rely on one another. There’s always two sides to a border, and two sides to a story…
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club held a meeting Jan. 18 at the Niehus home. The club welcomed three new members; Lizzie Knopp, Paul Ricci and Mark Ricci. There were five members present at the meeting and three absent. The club reviewed quality assurance, Dairy Palooza, skill-a-thon, the project book and the county […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio — The West Holmes FFA chapter traveled to the Columbus Convention Center Jan. 15 for the nursery landscaping competition, in conjunction with the CENTS Nursery and Landscape Show. The team placed 30th out of 38 teams. * * * ALLIANCE, Ohio — Marlington FFA and alumni will hold a meeting Feb. 10 at […]
Adolescents can be significantly influenced by factors in their homes, schools and communities. And 4-H participation can be a huge difference-maker.
The Pennsylvania Young Farmers Association will hold its annual winter conference Feb. 4-6, at the Wyndham Hotel, Routes 30 & 15, Gettysburg.
Following some of the best years ever for growing row crops, an agricultural economist advised farmers to prepare for several years of lower prices, at a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Convention.
Trimble announced recently the addition of its Trimble UX5 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) to its agriculture product portfolio for aerial imaging and mapping.
Any aspiring food entrepreneur has the opportunity to bring their product to actual grocery store shelves through the Northeast Ohio Food Contest.
Four commonly used pesticides are harmful to honeybee larvae, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Florida.
Pa. center working to certify ‘responsible development’ of shale resources.
At the North Central Ohio Dairy Grazing Conference Jan. 23 in Dalton, four young dairy farmers in their 20s and 30s talked about what it takes to get started and get established in farming.
Have a case of the winter blues? You may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. Here’s a few tips to help lift your spirits during the winter months.
Ohio Produce Marketing Agreement being reviewed by Ohio Department of Agriculture.
The Congressional leaders appointed to the farm bill conference have reached an agreement, and the bill could be voted on by the full House this week.
The need to increase the Ohio beef checkoff was a repeated theme during the annual meeting of the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Jan. 25.
Space heaters can help, but use them wisely.