Ricky McCloud, winner of the Spudster, with David Schools, chairman of the board of Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. ANTIGO, Wis. — One lucky person in South Carolina –Ricky McCloud –is tooling around on a Harley-Davidson Sportster XL883C that’s bedecked with a Wisconsin staple –potatoes. “I love the direction our annual direct-mail produce buyer sweepstakes has […]
COLUMBUS — Q: I’ve been hearing about agricultural districts; what are they? A: An agricultural district is a legal description of farmland property that, when designated as an agricultural district, entitles the owner of the farmland to certain benefits.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — This year across the U.S., Joe Bastardi, AccuWeather chief long-range forecaster, is forecasting harsh cold and snow from the Northwest to the Great Lakes and New England, an early winter for the Northeast, a wintry mess for the mid-Atlantic and Midwest and abnormally warm, dry conditions from Southern California to the […]
Columnist and outdoors writer Mike Tontimonia takes readers along on a high country, western elk hunt.
Say all of agriculture is important, but local foods the focus of this discussion.
Pictured (left to right): Coach Rachael Topp, Sage Kopronica, Ben Miller, Tessa Topp, Tyler Topp and John Eberly. INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization held its 83rd National FFA Convention Oct. 20-23 in Indianapolis, Ind. Career development event winners were announced at the annual awards banquet during the convention.
Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will need to decide from differing recommendations.
WOOSTER, Ohio — A dry harvest season. High yields. Commodity prices rising. Three things that sound good for corn and soybean growers in Ohio and Pennsylvania. After a wet harvest last fall that caused issues with mold and prevented farmers from entering the fields on time, this year’s harvest is turning out totally different.
The program director of Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum has switched to a battery-powered truck for his daily work.
New transportation regulations will keep Pennsylvania farmers happy and the enable the state to retain federal funding.
Pennsylvania dairy farmers will have to wait until next to renew the legislative fight to change the state’s milk pricing system and end the issue of stranded premiums.
PERRYSBURG, Ohio — The Ohio Young Birders Club raised over $3,000 during the club’s recent Big Sit fundraiser. The idea behind a Big Sit is to raise money through pledges and gifts based on the number of bird species identified from 17-foot circle during a limited period of time. Species The more species spotted, the […]
Scroll down for slide show. SALEM, Ohio — You don’t have to own your own boiler house, or even your own buckets and taps to enjoy the bounty of Ohio’s maple syrup. Growing interest in this savory topping, and in preserving the maple tree, has woodlot owners pursuing creative ways to offer their own trees […]
Court action has been filed to recover $55 million in debt from Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development and six farms associated with them.
With euthanasia standards approved Oct. 5, civil penalties came next.
Lunch is more than a meal at River View schools, where students grow some of the servings.
Group hopes to unite nation of dairy producers to gain market control, better pricing.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Exporting nations like the United States are finding that weaker currency spells stronger trade opportunities. That is, if their monetary moves don’t first lead to a trade war, said two Purdue University agricultural economist. At least three major exporting countries — the United States, China and Japan — have made direct […]
Organic is the only way to go. At least that’s what Mapleside Farm in Geauga County believes.
Sons, mother keep farm going after death of proprietor.