Monday, August 21, 2017

Dairy-nutrition researchers have been experimenting with various dietary supplements to bolster the immune systems of transition cows.

Shoppers only have access to a few types of peppers at the grocery store, but hundreds are available for gardeners to grow in the home garden.
Columbiana ag hall of fame

The Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame will posthumously induct Ernest Aegerter Jr., Frank Murray and Isaac “Ike” Skeels during opening day of the Columbiana County Fair, Aug. 1.
Discovery Center outside

Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum hosted summer FFA camps in its new Discovery Center in June, five years after the old nature center was lost to a fire.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama.

Learn to understand a conventional gravity-flow septic tank system, and keep it operating safely at the lowest possible cost.
Black vulture effigy

In the last 10-15 years black vulture attacks on Ohio livestock have increased. There are steps you can take to protect your livestock without breaking the law.

It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.
Grand market hog

The Trumbull County Fair held its market livestock sale July 15 with 279 lots and a sale total of $259,673.80.
Sheep in field

Ohio Sheep Day was July 15, at the OARDC sheep research facility in Wooster. Sheep producers from all over Ohio learned about Ohio State’s research on parasites, pasture management, weaning and confinement barns.
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