WOOSTER, Ohio — Parry and Susie Cochran were recognized as the recipients of the 2009 Conservation Farm Award during the Wayne Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual meeting Nov. 17. The Cochrans The Cochrans operate a heifer and grain farm in Plain Township. Parry, Susie and their children, Aaron, Andrew and Audrey, reside on the […]
Pa. Farm Bureau presented former state agriculture secretary Dennis Wolff and former dean of Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences Robert Steele with Barn Raiser Awards to recognize their years of public service to the agricultural community.
MANSFIELD, Ohio — It’s been said in countless kitchens that “too many cooks spoil the stew.” But each fall, in the kitchen of Pugh Cabin on Richland County’s Malabar Farm, the more cooks, the merrier the experience.
A jury trial has been rescheduled in Mahoning County Court.
If farm-based anaerobic digesters are to be successful in America, then the industry needs to look back to the beginning of the automobile industry.
National leafy greens agreement may not be fair to all states, some Ohioans say.
WASHINGTON — Menu items for a classic Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, cranberries, pumpkin pie and all the basic trimmings dropped 4 percent in price this year, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation. American Farm Bureau Federation’s 24th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the […]
Ohio recognizes 10 years of preserving farmland at annual summit in Columbus.
The 2009 harvest is way behind schedule and the delay brings additional problems for farmers.
CADIZ, Ohio — More than 100 guests celebrated 64 years of conservation with the Harrison Soil and Water Conservation District Oct. 29 at the Scio Fire Hall in Scio, Ohio. Supervisor elections were held prior to the official meeting. One supervisor was elected to serve a three-year term. Damian Chrisman will serve from Jan. 1, […]
COLUMBUS — The U.S. dairy industry needs to shed an additional 200,000 head of cattle to return to what an Ohio State University Extension dairy economist refers to as a “state of normalcy” where production is more in balance with domestic demand.
WASHINGTON –The U.S. is using less water than during the peak years of 1975 and 1980, according to water use estimates for 2005. Despite a 30 percent population increase during the past 25 years, overall water use has remained fairly stable, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. Assistant Secretary of the Interior Anne […]
Decision could bring more producers into federal order program and increase pooling incentives.
Hope was renewed at the annual Pennsylvania Dairy Profitability Forum.
Ohio State University Extension levies in Paulding, Jackson and Coshocton counties fail, while Hardin and Monroe levies pass.
In the Nov. 3 election, Ohio voters passed Issue 2, but the Humane Society of United States plans its own ballot initiative in response.
It’s the threat of recombination of the flu virus in commercial pig populations that concerns scientists.
FRAZEYSBURG, Ohio — Ohio Christmas tree growers are donating real Christmas trees as part of Operation Evergreen sponsored by the Ohio Christmas Tree Association with support from the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation and FedEx Corporation. Operation Evergreen will help to kick off the Trees for Troops. The Ohio Christmas Tree Association has been delivering trees to […]
PARKER, Colo. — The Wheat Foods Council is launching How Wheat Works, an interactive, online multimedia program that delivers a farm-to-fork education on wheat, enabling a better understanding of its nutritional value. At www.howwheatworks.com, participants of all ages can virtually grow, harvest and mill their own kernels to create their desired wheat food. For each […]
Commercial driver’s license laws in Ohio include exemptions for farmers.