By SUSAN MELLISH Contributing Writer WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Mike Albert has always been a cut-up; a person who loves center stage; an entertainer. This former Carroll County native attended auctions with his parents and was entranced by the auctioneer running the show. Is it any wonder he gravitated toward this profession?
SIDNEY, Ohio — A new coffee table book, Images from the Land, has found a way to connect two seemingly incomparable industries — art and agriculture.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Green roofs seem to be sprouting all over the country these days. From New York to Chicago, from office buildings to schools, many communities are getting excited about the potential of green roof technology.
For some customers, locally grown produce is just as good as organic.
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The pain of recent record losses in the U.S. cattle feeding industry will not diminish soon, but tightening supplies could lead to a modest rebound in late 2010, according to agricultural economist James Mintert. Speaking at Kansas State University’s Risk and Profit Conference Aug. 21, Mintert said consumers have responded to the […]
YOUNGSTOWN — With a coalition of community leaders, more than 50 green vendors and a nationally recognized keynote speaker, the Grey to Green Festival Sept. 12 is sure to get Youngstown buzzing.
The Stark County Fair closed the year with a bang, setting a new record for the Junior Fair livestock sale. Many of the youth involved were big winners in more than one category. A total of more than $540,000 was raised through the sale.
The Great Geauga County Fair’s Livestock Auction was held Sept. 5. Check out the top sellers and see if you are pictured in some of the photos from around the fairgrounds.
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. — In 2003, Catherine Roberts, a midwife by profession and quilter for 25 years from Seaford, Del., wanted to give a wounded soldier a quilt to bring him comfort during his recovery. “We are a nation at war,” Roberts said. “Warriors need something tangible, a physical representation of love, support […]
Attention shutterbugs! Have you ever wanted to shoot a cover photo? Well, Farm and Dairy is offering you that chance. We are conducting a photo contest and the winning photo will appear on the cover of the 2010 Agri-Book. Photos must have a farm/agricultural connection and can encompass anything in the rural community from rolling […]
ODA Director Robert Boggs visited the Stark County Fair and the new Farm Bureau building Sept. 4.
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 Mahoning County (Canfield) Fair.
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 Hookstown Fair.
Bluegrass Farms of Ohio has received the green light to create an intermodal terminal, the Central Ohio Logistics Center, thanks in large part to a $7.5 million forgivable state loan.
The Hahn family may have changed over the past 200 years, but its farming legacy lives on.
Economist cautions mixed future with increasing agricultural products prices and higher oil costs.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited the southeastern portion of the Buckeye State Aug. 31 as part of the Obama administration’s Rural Tour.
Are you just dying to share a great deal you got at an auction? Do you have a great story to go with that deal? Then answer this question….What was the best buy you ever got at an auction? Farm and Dairy would like to give you a chance to brag and tell our readers […]
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 Portage County Fair.
WOOSTER, Ohio — William Hughes exhibited the grand champion Holstein and was named as the supreme grand champion dairy exhibitor during the Holmes County Fair Junior Dairy Show. Hughes also won the junior showmanship contest. The supreme junior champion was exhibited by Martin Overholt. Overholt exhibited the junior champion Brown Swiss and also won senior […]