Friday, November 27, 2015
spice blend

Homemade spice blends make great gifts, and they inspire home cooks to try new recipes.
collage of pies - 5 pie baking tips for the holidays

These tips cover everything from the crust and the filling to baking times and techniques.
Holiday candle

Grieving the loss of a loved one is difficult any time of year, but the holiday season can really magnify any feelings of loss and sadness. There is no right way to grieve, but the important thing is to let it happen.
Loren and Barn Lang Farm

Curled and mangled steel and a few support beams are all that remain of a bank barn at the home of Loren and Barb Lang in western Holmes County, Ohio, following a barn fire Nov. 17.

This week, Farm and Dairy reporter Kristy Seachrist tells us about West Virginia's decision to lift its ban on live poultry shows, the USDA's new produce safety rules, what the new Pennsylvania state budget means for farmers and a fire that tore through a Big Prairie barn.
Bruce McPheron.OSU logo

Ohio State University President Michael V. Drake has named Bruce McPheron, current dean of the university's ag college, interim executive vice president and provost.
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau Carl Shaffer

Carl Shaffer became only the 13th recipient of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau's top individual award in the 65-year history of the farm group.

DairyPalooza offers 4-H youth, cloverbuds and adults a unique, hands-on experience to learn more about the dairy industry.
herbs growing on windowsill

Just like growing vegetables indoors over winter, growing herbs indoors is simple as long as you have the right tools and environment.
Cuts of meat

R&C Packing, of Bidwell, becomes first to slaughter livestock in the Cooperative Interstate Shipment program.