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Polymers + agriculture = $$$

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Ohio hopes to spur economic development by hooking up its two largest industries: agriculture and polymers.

Columbiana-Mahoning dairymen among state’s top 5 percent

Thursday, April 3, 2008

SALEM, Ohio — Four dairy farms in Columbiana and Mahoning counties achieved “elite” status as herds in the top 5 percent of farms on test with the statewide DHI Cooperative.
Smith Vale Farms, Lowmiller Farms, Doug and Marty Dye, and Grammer Jersey Farm each received DHI Elite awards during the Columbiana-Mahoning DHI annual meeting March 28 in Salem.

National well-being standards considered for dairies

Thursday, March 13, 2008

WOOSTER, Ohio — WOOSTER, Ohio — Dairy farmers still have time to weigh in on the proposed guidelines for theNational Dairy Animal Well-Being Initiative. The initiative, introduced Oct. 4 at the World Dairy Expo, is a producer-led coalition that hopes to provide broad assurance that the dairy industry is looking out for animals’ best interests. […]

Pigeons point to Ponzi scheme

Thursday, March 13, 2008

SALEM, Ohio — The Iowa Attorney General‘s office has wrapped up its most recent investigation of Pigeon King International, the Canadian-based pigeon breeding company, and warns potential breeders to look twice before signing with the company. Demands Late last year, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller demanded PKI owner Arlan Galbraith provide various details about his […]

Storms cause power outages and crop damage

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Homes and farms in several areas were without electricity for hours or days, and crop producers have noted damage from the storm.

HSUS sues USDA

Thursday, March 6, 2008

But everyone wants to know why HSUS sat on its slaughterhouse video.

Climate change: Cotton crop may be possible in Ohio

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Expert says crop suitability will change in Midwest in our lifetime.

New rules allow rbST info on labels

Friday, February 15, 2008

SALEM, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland enacted an emergency rule Feb. 7 that would allow consumers to see, in plain language, whether the milk they’re purchasing came from cows treated with rbST.

The temporary rule, in effect until the state creates a permanent one, provides guidelines for label wording and establishes a verification requirement for marketing organizations and labelers.

The best advice I ever received

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Farm and Dairy asked several agricultural leaders for “the best business advice” they’d ever received.

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