Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Ohio Beef Expo celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, so Farm and Dairy took a trip down memory lane with this photo album.

Whether you are breaking ground for a new garden or getting an existing bed in shape for spring, a little preparation goes a long way.
chicken poultry bird flu

The USDA’s APHIS has confirmed a second case of highly pathogenic H7N9 avian influenza, or bird flu, in a commercial breeder flock in Lincoln County, Tennessee
Rebecca Singer

The new president for the Center for Innovative Food Technology is herself a farmer, and knows what food companies need to reach the market.

Although cavity-nesting songbirds don't begin nesting until late March or early April, there's no time like the present to build or buy a few nest boxes.
Holstein brings $32,000 at sale

During the Ohio Holstein Association sale March 10, Pine-Tree 9882 Gate 7345-ET, consigned by the Matthew Steiner family of Pine Tree Dairy, Marshallville, Ohio, sold for $32,000 to top the sale.
ODA tour group

The Daisy Brand Co., which located to Wooster in 2014, is planning an expansion that will lead to more milk demand.
Pennsylvania State Senate

Two Pa. Senate bills, addressing gas royalty protection, were passed Jan. 30, 48-0. They now await action by the House — for the third consecutive year.

Spring planting season is right around the corner and now is the time to pull out your planters and get them ready.
Grain delivery

All three major grains traded on the Chicago Board of Trade have traded to new lows. This happened on the overnight trading, but we have had no rebound.
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