Friday, July 29, 2016
Field Notes 6.23.16video

In this week's issue, we talk to a Morrow County man who has been showing sheep since his youth, and a Wayne County woman who hasn't missed a day of the fair in her lifetime.
Tanya Marty at Wayne County Fair

Tanya Marty has not missed a day of the Wayne County Fair in 44 years and it was only natural her passion would land her a spot on the county fair board. But what is it like being the lone woman on the board? Marty says, she is just one of the guys.
bumper pull trailer

With fair season underway, it’s a good time to consider the safety of yourself and your animals when loading a livestock trailer.
canna lily

Canna lilies are perennials that require specific care throughout the seasons.

Herbicide resistance has been an issue for much longer than genetically modified crops have been around.
cattle pasture

With high temperatures expected to continue into August, it’s a good idea for producers and pet owners alike to review their cooling systems, and be sure their animals stay healthy during this prolonged period of heat.
Carroll Grand Dairy Feeder

The 2016 Carroll County livestock sale took place July 22 and 23. With a total of 387 lots, the sale came to a total of $392,456.20.
Beef cattle at prison farm.

Ohio plans to sell 415 head of prison farm beef cattle this fall, continuing with the decision to exit the farming business.
pastured poultry chickens

Tips for safe poultry handling practices to avoid Salmonella infection.
Bear at Katmai National Park, Alaska

Do people have the same emotional connections with animals when watching them through live webcams and in real life? That's what two Kansas State University researchers are going to find out.
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