If you didn’t get to this year’s Farm Science Review, here are some of the sights you missed.
AUGUSTA, Ohio — Joel Salatin thinks in terms of multiples: multiple uses for land, multiple uses for equipment, multiple uses for animals. In fact, he’s christened his home in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Polyface Farm, or “the farm of many faces.” He embraces so many ventures and crosses so many philosophical lines that it’s hard to […]
Paul Snyder is a natural when it comes to horticulture. The Kent State sophomore can rattle off information about dozens of flowers, trees and shrubs with no trouble.
NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Judges of the Fifth District Court of Appeals have ruled that land owned by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources cannot be assessed by the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District. The judges reversed a decision of the lower court that holds jurisdiction over the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District and had earlier permitted […]
SALEM, Ohio — A cattle marketing project in the works for some time is finally a reality for eastern Ohio producers. So far, 22 producers have signed up for the new Farm Fresh Feeders from Eastern Ohio project, a joint effort between the Tri-County Feeder Calf Association and OSU Extension in Harrison, Jefferson and Carroll […]
We asked successful individuals to recall their early employment experiences, and share what they learned from their first job. Their lessons are universal.
The series of high winds around Ohio Sept. 14 have left many residents dealing with repairs and clean-up in the aftermath. Here’s some advice for how to handle fallen tree debris, roof repair and damaged vehicles.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Wayne County Fair.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Belmont County Fair.
Fred Hippely has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Columbiana County Farm Bureau.
Reed Varian has earned the Distinguished Service Award from the Stark County Farm Bureau.
STRASBURG, Ohio — In the summer of 1995, Karen Rowe packed work clothes and a new pair of boots and left her classmates in the Ohio State ATI dairy science program for a 10-week stint on a Wisconsin dairy farm. Until then, she’d never worked on any dairy except the one owned by her parents, […]
A team of determined volunteers from Columbiana County has proven what you can do when someone dreams big.
Ohio livestock judge Keith Chamberlin evaluated dairy, beef, sheep, swine, goats and even some reindeer at this year’s Alaska State Fair.
For most people, Farm Science Review is a three-day event. But for Review Manager Chuck Gamble, it’s a 365-day journey. Gamble heads up the annual show and spends a year or more hammering out the new, the traditional and the occasionally unusual details. Here, Gamble offers an inside look at what it takes to make sure Farm Science Review hits the mark year after year.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Crawford County, Pa., Fair.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Big Knob Fair.
The Northwest Pennsylvania Cattlemen’s Association held its first ever Burger Cook-off Challenge Sept. 7. Judges selected the entry from McCullough’s Ice Cream Shoppe as the winning burger.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Geauga County Fair.
SALEM, Ohio — Farm and Dairy writers have earned three awards from the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists in the trade publications division of its 2008 writing competition. The awards, announced Aug. 25, honored staff reporter Janelle Skrinjar and editor Susan Crowell. Skrinjar won a second-place award in the Best Personality Profile category for her […]