The subject of antibiotic-resistant pathogens and poultry is complicated, frightening and easily sensationalized, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
Heavy rains through June became too much for many farms.
The rustic beauty of Pennsylvania’s farmhouses, barns and outbuildings often strikes motorists traveling the highways that crisscross the rural heartland of the state, but few people realize the stories these buildings can tell us about the past — and maybe the future — of agriculture.
As many as 7,000 children younger than 16 are injured in lawn mower accidents in the United States every year.
Many stories, one voice: New state fair choir director will train about 200 members.
Hot button issues of food safety and local foods draw 250 growers to annual Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association summer tour. (And healthy grower curiosity doesn’t hurt either!)
Temperature, moisture, oxygen and crop damage during storage can create an environment where molds can produce additional mycotoxins.
Not only do they have one of the top ranked herds in Ohio — and also in the United States — for milk, fat and protein production, they bred a number of Excellent cows carrying their Cold Run Jerseys prefix.
LISBON, Ohio — Contractors have begun erecting the steel that will be part of the Columbiana County Fairgrounds’ grandstand project. “Everything looks like it’s on track,” said Columbiana County Fair Board President John Wolf. The grandstand is expected to be in place for this year’s fair, which opens July 28. Wolf said the steel erector […]
Record high beef prices encourage some producers to expand, but investment will be costly.
Despite a slow start, most Ohio and Pennsylvania farmers were able to get their planting done.
The ecosystem provides protein and carbohydrates in the form of fish, vegetables and herbs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made funds available June 23 to support food and agriculture science facility improvement at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio.
SUGARCREEK, Ohio — New buildings and more cow space have made a big difference the past few years at the Specht family dairy farm in Tuscarawas County. The barns are not quite as large as you might see on a large commercial dairy, but they’ve made a big improvement the herd performance on this fourth-generation […]
Gene Sigel found his calling in the pages of the Farm and Dairy.
Firth Maple Products offers more than syrup, it also offers forestry services.
(Final installment of a two-part series on the timber and lumber industry in Holmes County and Ohio.)
Being forced into unitization, may not be a bad thing for landowners wanting surface land protection.
Crawford County farm uses technology, innovation to help bring pork and beef to the table.
Hopeway Dairy has built their dream barns from the ground up.