Upon first glance, a garden may appear to be the picture of health. However, further examination may reveal that the garden isn’t all that it seems, and perhaps that healthy facade is artificially manufactured.
Bill Richards, Ohio farmer and former chief of the USDA’s Soil Conservation Service, was enshrined into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Hall of Fame.
Lawmakers talk about ways to get more people working on annual Farm Bureau trip to Washington.
By DARYLL E. RAY and HARWOOD D. SCHAFFER Though members of Congress often have every intention of enacting a new farm bill well before farmers have to make planting decisions, so farmers can take the new policies into consideration in their planning process, very often planting is under way before the legislation is completed and […]
Farm and Dairy is collecting your vintage photos of farm and rural life for a special 100th anniversary feature.
Lawmakers discuss major tax code reform introduced by Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.
When the time comes, people around the world turn their clocks an hour ahead come the springtime and turn them back again when autumn arrives. This is because of daylight saving time, an idea first introduced centuries ago by Benjamin Franklin.
The restoration of Pennsylvania’s river-otter population has been, by all accounts, a great success, and a study being conducted by researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will soon quantify the accomplishment by yielding population information.
Members of Organization for Competitive Markets recently made a visit to Ohio, explaining their market vision and alliance with HSUS.
WASHINGTON — A dozen leaders of state and national agriculture organizations from around the United States visited the Middle East and Europe through a trade mission organized by the U.S. Meat Export Federation. The goal is to develop a deeper understanding of the potential of these two export markets for U.S. beef, pork and lamb. […]
Some basic steps to protecting your farm building rooves from snow damage.
Most farmers say they would farm without crop insurance, but it makes their lives a little easier. Without the backup of crop insurance, they say, their business and livelihood might not survive. Kristy Foster-Seachrist examines how Ohio farms are using, or not using, the program.
Ohio’s Young Cattleman of the Year is committed to the Angus breed, and the larger beef industry.
Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world.
Farm Bureau county presidents hear about farm bill implementation, other top issues in D.C.
Spring is a perfect time to take a soil test to measure your soil’s fertility. Testing your soil is an easy and inexpensive way of maintaining good plant health and productivity. Remember: Healthy soil will result in healthy plants.
Harrison County is leading the way for the number of Utica shale permits issued in the state of Ohio.
Ohio’s nutrient and water quality bill seen as a good defense against federal regulation.
The Ohio Beef Expo takes place March 14-16 at the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus.
Science continues to expose connections between our food choices, inflammation, and the incidence of chronic diseases like arthritis.