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4-H’ers wrap up project year at Summit County Fair market livestock sale

Monday, August 1, 2011

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Summit County Fair.

Grazing bison is pretty much like other livestock: Gotta pay attention

Friday, July 29, 2011

Intensive grazing management concepts work the same, even if you’re raising buffalo, like the Swope farmily at Heritage Lane Farm.

Oland and Leland Baker, Don Rupert, Allen Dickey to enter Columbiana Co. Ag Hall of Fame

Thursday, July 28, 2011

The Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame committee will induct Allen Dickey, of Lisbon; Don Rupert, of New Waterford; and Oland and Leland Baker, of Lisbon, into the Hall of Fame.

Heat continuing to plague farmers, but for fewer days

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Crop and livestock farmers in both states saw a wide range of effects from last week’s heat wave, mostly negative.

Carroll Co. Fair: record setting year

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Record prices were recorded in the steer, hog and lamb junior fair divisions at the Carroll County Fair.

Wayne Co. dairy twilight tour: Just small party for 1,800 of our closest friends

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Wayne County Dairy Service Unit kicked off its 50th anniversary with a big party for its friends — and 1,800 of them turned out for the group’s annual Dairy Twilight Tour at Bristol Dairy.

Western Pa. 4-H, FFA’ers claim dairy trophies

Monday, July 25, 2011

Junior dairy exhibitors from across west-central Pennsylvania participated in the annual district dairy show for 4-H and FFA members July 18 at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds.

Tomorrow’s dairy industry leaders are looking to develop career paths through Jersey Youth Academy

Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Jersey Youth Academy made a stop at Grammer Jersey Farm to learn about the 600 milking cow operation.

Ohio livestock care board ready for outreach

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

With standards soon to become effective, communications events to begin.

Ohio Sheep Day: Looking for new farming niche? Think sheep

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Accelerated lambing could hold key to greater sheep profitability, and small farms in Midwest are poised to take advantage of opportunity.

Rep. Peterson advances federal dairy policy, major changes discussed

Friday, July 15, 2011

New safety net, market stabilization and milk market order reform all part of the discussion.

Ohio Supreme Court decision keeps Milton Twp. winery open

Friday, July 15, 2011

Township loses case against Mahoning County winery. The township claimed it was not an agricultural business, and was not exempt from zoning regulations. The Ohio Supreme Court decided otherwise.

On the wheat crew: Ohioan shares experiences from Great Plains

Friday, July 15, 2011

Ohio teen Austen Shoemaker heads west to join a combine crew for this harvest season, and shares his journey with Farm and Dairy.

Pa. milk formula staying put, changes likely unconstitutional

Thursday, July 14, 2011

SALEM, Ohio — Milk marketing in Pennsylvania is expected to continue as it has in the past, after the state’s milk marketing board approved an amendment to over-order premiums. A year ago, in response to a petition by former Gov. Ed Rendell and Sect. of Agriculture Russell Redding, the board approved a change in the […]

Are higher corn and soybean prices the ‘new normal’ in the commodity market?

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Have commodity prices reached a plateau yet?

Wheat harvest is bringing pleasant surprises to many producers

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Yields in this year wheat crop appear to be taking the biggest hit after the wet spring.

Pulling for Zack: Ohio 4-H’er and cancer survivor receives surprise pulling tractor

Monday, July 11, 2011

A five-state tractor pulling community comes together to make an Ohio 4-H’er and cancer survivor’s wish come true.

Harrison County Fair junior fair market livestock sale results

Monday, July 11, 2011

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Harrison County Fair.

NOAA: Flooding this summer could rival Great Flood of 1993

Saturday, July 9, 2011

WASHINGTON — Many rivers in the upper Midwest and northern Plains remain above flood stage, and the threat for more flooding will continue through the summer, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Weather Service.

About those cow burps? Cattle are actually more green these days

Friday, July 8, 2011

If all U.S. beef was grass-fed, it would increase land use by 131 million acres.

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