COLUMBUS — How to price corn for silage is a perennially challenging question. The best answer will vary depending on the point of view: Are you buying or are you selling?
ZANESVILLE, Ohio — There’s nothing nutty or crazy about Nutty Acres Farm in Muskingum County — it’s just a farm family diversifying itself to ensure agriculture remains a part of their life. Jason and Kirsten Hatfield farm 236 acres and maintain another 113 acres in pastures and hay. The couple have two daughters, Shelby, 18 […]
The Humane Society of the United States CEO Wayne Pacelle told board members he upholds the ballot decision Ohioans approved last fall…
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Lawrence County (Pa.) Fair.
ABOVE: The mime Joy Undescribable wandered into the junior fair market livestock sale at this year’s Jefferson County Fair, and helped the ringmen garner some bids. Check out this year’s livestock winners:
OLD WASHINGTON, Ohio — Spotted knapweed, a noxious weed, was first detected in Ohio two years ago. The weed seed was most likely purchased in a pasture seed mix, said Clif Little, OSU Extension educator. Since that time this noxious weed has expanded more rapidly than could be imagined, said Little. Heavy infestations of the […]
WASHINGTON — Exports of U.S. agricultural equipment have increased each quarter of 2010, with midyear shipments totaling $4.9 billion, a gain of 4 percent compared to January-June 2009, according to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers.
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Butler Farm Show.
National crop forecast predicts largest soybean and corn yields on record.
Downer cows. Bruised animals. Dark cutters. Problems with e. coli, salmonella, or a host of pathogens. Is it the slaughter facility? Are the causes a lack of training or improper training?
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Ashtabula County Fair.
WASHINGTON — Beautiful wildflowers, perhaps as alluring to bees as they are to people, might someday be planted in “bee pastures.” These floral havens would be created to help propagate larger generations of healthy, hard-working bees. Pesticide-free bee pastures can be “simple to establish and — at perhaps only a half-acre each — easy to […]
Dairy groups say electronic reporting will ensure timely, more accurate reports.
Program expanded in Pennsylvania to give producers protection against drought in their pasture and hayfields.
From butter cows to cows giving birth, there was plenty to see and learn at this year’s state fair.
With the setting of six new sale records, the sale of champions at the 2010 Ohio State Fair is one to remember. New records were set for the reserve champion market beef, reserve champion market barrow, grand and reserve champion market lambs, and the grand and reserve champion meat chickens. The sale raised $272,500 — […]
The Columbiana County Fair’s annual combine demolition derby is a crowd favorite. Check out this slide show of photos from the 2010 event.
Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions, and see if you’re in a slideshow of photos taken at this year’s Columbiana County Fair.
Ohio storms claim lives, destroy farm property.
Tour features the ins and outs of northeast Ohio aquaculture operations.