Ohio care board continues to finalize draft of euthanasia standards for livestock.
MECHANICSTOWN, Ohio — Mahoning, and Stark SWCD offices are working together to present the fourth annual Agriculture-Natural Resource-Conservation Expo. The expo offers free parking, free admission and free demonstrations. This year it will be held Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. The Ag Expo is held at the McClester Farm […]
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 Canfield Fair.
WOOSTER, Ohio — Dairy farmers from some of the top dairy producing counties in Ohio had a chance to air concerns with one of the state’s highest elected officials on Sept. 1. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) heard from dairymen in Wayne, Holmes and Geauga counties at a roundtable conference held at the Shisler Center […]
The grand champion lamb raised by Theresa Domitrovich at the Hookstown Fair sold for $11 a pound.
Ohio Holstein breeder Bill Ramsey will receive Dairy Shrine breeder award at World Dairy Expo.
Not all John Deere tractors are painted green and yellow, and not all are this special.
With a little planning, backyard poultry can be rewarding experience.
Editor’s Note: Here is a link to the two initial news releases that are incorporated into this article. One is from MFA, the other from Buckeye Veal. APPLE CREEK, Ohio — The television game show host who thousands of American farmers spent hours glued to over the past few decades will today call for a […]
COLUMBIA, Mo. — A drought in Russia and reduced global wheat production along with shifts in U.S. crop production affect the entire U.S. agricultural outlook. Changes in one sector ripple through all farm segments. A mid-year update of the 2010 U.S. agricultural baseline shows increased wheat exports, moderate rises in grain prices and modest recovery […]
Cattlemen plan to fight back against proposed GIPSA rule changes at annual roundup.
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.