Sunday, August 28, 2016

As the school year draws to a close, many parents face the question of whether their children can be left home alone during the day in the summer months.

In Hiram, Ohio, Birdsong Farm owner, Matt Herbruck, says: “I realized I needed to do a job I felt good about at the end of the day."
sunflowers

This Wayne County farm grows sunflowers for cooking oil, and makes its own brand of birdseed.

EVANS CITY, Pa. — Marburger Farm Dairy is not just an outlet for the milk production from the Marburger family’s dairy cattle, but a...

Part I of a two-part series on Ohio’s timber and lumber industry, and specifically the growth in Holmes County, where it contributes more than $420 million annually in industrial output.
shale

Permits for horizontal drilling in the Utica shale are beginning to pinpoint where the sweet spot in the Utica shale may be located.

(Farm and Dairy was informed June 12 that Pioneer plans to close the recently opened Urbana research location. This announcement was made post-press. The...

The number of market-ready hogs this summer could fall by more than 10 percent because of PEDv.
tick up close

WASHINGTON — To find out how to steer clear of Lyme disease during “picnic season” — a time when people are more likely to pick up ticks — the National Science Foundation spoke with NSF-funded disease ecologist Rick Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, in Millbrook, N.Y., and program director Sam Scheiner of NSF’s Division of Environmental Biology. Below are their insights.

Austin has been the capital of Texas since 1839, and in 2013 the area became the nation’s capital for population growth, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released.
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