Tuesday, March 28, 2017
5 top stories collage for Dec. 12, 2015

This week’s top stories include an Ohioan’s return to Poland 69 years after delivering horses, more fines against Case Farms, tips for purchasing firewood and the latest stats from Ohio’s shale wells.
miragreen pea

There are numerous benefits to planning your spring garden now, from getting a head start to having a good-sized early harvest.
milk

Lawmaker says Pennsylvania milk premium was intended for farmers, not milk marketers.
shale well

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported 1,648 Utica shale wells have been drilled as of Nov. 28.
Field Notesvideo

This week, reporter Kristy Seachrist tells us about the WTO ruling on meat labeling rules, the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation's challenges and the winner of the Farm Bureau's Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award.

Between 1945 and 1947, the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration and the Brethren Relief Center of the Church of the Brethren organized approximately 360 shipments of livestock — mostly horses, heifers and mules — to war-torn countries.
chickens

Case Farms, one of Ohio's top poultry processors, has been fined nearly $2 million this year for safety violations.
silage in bunker silo

Livestock producers need to take extra care when creating and maintaining stored silage piles to produce quality animal feed and ensure safety.
Melissa Herrera

"Christmas traditions are nearly unbreakable, like a cord that stretches from heart to heart," says Missy Herrera, this week's Dinner Guest. She shares a special family recipe, too.
Pigs resistant to virus

Researchers developed pigs that are resistant to the incurable Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome.
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