When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. Earlier this month, their Dandelion Lane Farm became the first in Ohio recognized by the national Homegrown by Heroes program.
Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team.
Eating leftovers the weekend after Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be boring.
The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04.
Hunting season is in full swing, so whether you’re hunting with gun or bow, take these safety reminders into consideration.
The top stories for the week Nov. 16-Nov. 22, 2014.
University of Kentucky entomologists believe three species of parasitoid wasps may be capable of helping to stop the invasive emerald ash borer.
Rule would ban applying manure in times when runoff is most likely.
In southern Ohio we saw the first snow of the season and felt much colder temperatures. Everyone wonders, is the early winter weather ushering in another harsh winter?
Shipping grain across the country is proving to be a difficulty for some farmers as trains are not able to haul enough and the barges on the Mississippi River have also been a source of frustration.
Two Pennsylvania residents were charged with felony child endangerment Nov. 4 following the death of a 4-year-old girl in an Oct. 27 ATV crash. Cases such as these have made ATV rider safety a hot-button issue among safety professionals, legislators and advocacy groups.
The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau presented Edward Kosa of Potter County with its 2014 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award
A data privacy agreement reached by six major farm organizations and six agriculture technology providers is expected to become industry standard language regarding data gathered on farming operations.
The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is pushing for changes to the CAUV formula that ‘can be accomplished through administrative action and will not require legislation.’
Westmoreland County dairy farmer Richard Ebert has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.
Federally-funded algae research farm going in a new direction, with new partners to be announced.
Artificial insemination in sheep is more difficult, but new research can make it more practical.
Careful preparation, cooking, and healthy eating are important, especially during the holiday season.
Grain producers should consider cutting costs to prepare for what could be several years of lower crop prices, say Purdue University agricultural economists.
For those who like to finish their turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie early to get ready for one of the busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday is a much anticipated day that seems to be starting earlier each year.