American Farm Bureau president tells Ohioans it’s an exciting, yet challenging, time to be in agriculture.
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos, including some demolition derby action, taken at this year’s Hookstown Fair.
SHERMAN, N.Y. — Doug and Dana Murphy of Nettle Hill Corners near Sherman, N.Y., recently hosted a pasture walk at their certified organic dairy. They are milking 65 head, mainly Jersey and Holstein/Jersey crosses. Although the premium seems enticing, there is more to being organic than just laying off the pesticides and medications. The three [...]
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The current boom in natural-gas well drilling is reminiscent of Pennsylvania’s halcyon days of oil production and coal mining early in the last century. But along with that boom, comes a concern for the state’s streams and groundwater.
Beginning next year, farmers will have a choice of farm support programs: the current traditional suite of programs or a new suite of programs known as Average Crop Revenue (ACRE).
Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Holmes County Fair.
WILMOT, Ohio — Many a farmer has lived day in and day out in his or her blown-out leather work boots, holey blue jeans, and tattered shirts and hats that should have been retired long ago. And many of those same people have joked that their attire is so second-nature, so “them,” they’d be buried [...]
Recipients of Trumbull County Farm Bureau’s Tom Schwartz Environmentally Friendly Farmer award were David and Becky Lynn and Roland Wildman. The awards were presented during last week’s annual meeting.
Find out who topped the livestock competitions and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Jefferson County Fair.
SALEM, Ohio — Farm and Dairy editor Susan Crowell and reporter Andrea Zippay earned three awards in the National Newspaper Association‘s 2008 Better Newspaper Contest.