Scroll down for slide show. SALEM, Ohio — You don’t have to own your own boiler house, or even your own buckets and taps to enjoy the bounty of Ohio’s maple syrup. Growing interest in this savory topping, and in preserving the maple tree, has woodlot owners pursuing creative ways to offer their own trees […]
Court action has been filed to recover $55 million in debt from Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development and six farms associated with them.
With euthanasia standards approved Oct. 5, civil penalties came next.
Lunch is more than a meal at River View schools, where students grow some of the servings.
Group hopes to unite nation of dairy producers to gain market control, better pricing.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Exporting nations like the United States are finding that weaker currency spells stronger trade opportunities. That is, if their monetary moves don’t first lead to a trade war, said two Purdue University agricultural economist. At least three major exporting countries — the United States, China and Japan — have made direct […]
Organic is the only way to go. At least that’s what Mapleside Farm in Geauga County believes.
Sons, mother keep farm going after death of proprietor.
NUNDA, Ohio — A few years ago, when Crist Nisley was growing more corn than he needed and found the market flooded, he thought of selling the surplus, but then he decided it was time to practice guerilla economics. That is, switch from a commodity in over-supply to one in demand. There wasn’t much out […]
WASHINGTON — Retail food prices at the supermarket dipped slightly during the third quarter of 2010, according to the latest American Farm Bureau Federation Marketbasket Survey. The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals was $46.17, down $1.03 or 2 percent compared […]
URBANA, Ill. — At age 83, when many people have long since retired, University of Illinois researcher Richard Bernard unveiled his 14th variety of Gardensoy edamame. Bernard has been breeding soybeans and edamame, or vegetable soybeans, since 1954. And he has no intentions of stopping. After the release of Gardensoy 51, he is looking ahead […]
With euthanasia standards approved, rules for veal and other species are up next.
COLUMBIANA, Ohio — John B. “Jack” and Donna Grubbs of Leetonia Road in Leetonia, were awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the Columbiana County Farm Bureau Federation during its annual meeting recently. The Distinguished Service Award is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. It is awarded each year at the annual meeting. History Grubbs […]
Euthanasia standards approved, will now enter the legal review process.
Everyone’s trying to figure out how the Jefferson County grand champion lamb avoided slaughter as required by law.
Processors can now label milk as “rbST-free.” Decision also claims a compositional difference exists between rbST-free and rbST-treated milk.
URBANA — Hog producers were ready to expand this fall. That may have been appropriate when 2010 corn prices were expected to close at $3.50 in early July, but that is no longer an acceptable conclusion with expectations closer to $5, said Purdue University Extension economist Chris Hurt. “Higher corn prices will cut margins over […]
A meeting held by the Ohio Farm Bureau, was to alert the public to changes in the CAUV program.
(Part III in three-part series.) SALEM, Ohio — With everything in life, there are good experiences and bad experiences. The Marcellus Shale boom in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia is no exception. One family in Evans City, Pa. has had a positive experience with Marcellus Shale drilling on their property. So positive, in fact, he […]
Scroll down to view slide shows. FARMERSTOWN, Ohio — The best way to take in the barn building at Mose Miller’s dairy farm near Farmerstown may have been in silence. Indeed, it was in silence that many watched, Amish and English, standing next to each other, or sitting in chairs at a safe distance. There […]