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Farm and Dairy launches new website for auctions: GimmeAuctions.com

Saturday, July 10, 2010

New interactive website for auction-goers, www.gimmeauctions.com, has extensive search engine, photos and social network.

Ohio couple honored with Guernsey Distinguished Service Award

Friday, July 9, 2010

LANCASTER, Pa. — The American Guernsey Association’s Distinguished Service Award was presented to John and Bonnie Ayars of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, at the National Guernsey Awards banquet held June 20 in Lancaster. Details The award is presented annually to an individual or couple who has devoted much of their life to the betterment of the Guernsey […]

‘Vomitoxin’ a nasty word for this year’s wheat crop

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Testing wheat necessary to assure safety, and what it can be used for.

2010 Trumbull Co. Fair; Ohio Proud Fair

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Find out who topped the junior fair market livestock competitions at this year’s Trumbull County Fair.

Animal abuser, animal rights activist fooled dairy farmer with seemingly good backgrounds

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Charges considered against MFA, filmmaker reportedly participated in abuse, as well.

Conklin Dairy Farm: NO additional charges

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

A Union County Grand Jury has cleared Gary Conklin, owner of Conklin Farms in Plain City and others, of allegations of animal abuse.

Carroll County native honored for his research and teaching at Penn State

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Penn State meat scientist wins national award for his teaching.

Improvements lead to efficiency at L&R Dairy

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Father-daughter duo use modern buildings and technology to improve their bottom line.

Compromise reached: HSUS will not be heading to the ballot this November

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Gov. Strickland said a compromise is good for Ohio agriculture and animal welfare.

Euthanasia takes center stage at Ohio livestock care meeting

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

There’s a lot to consider when setting standards for euthanasia. The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board reviewed a draft of standards June 29.

Vintage music boxes featured at auction

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

By Susan Mellish Contributing Writer LISBON, Ohio — Kiko Auctions held an auction May 29 for the June K. Ingraham estate, offering for bid a beautiful 3000-plus square-foot historical century home and its contents. While the furnishings of the home included oodles of antiques, it was the impressive music box and organettes collection which brought […]

Showing dahlias is not for sissies!

Monday, June 28, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Experience in dairy judging and helping with the family showstring as a 4-H and FFA member taught me what to look for in a good dairy animal. But when I decided to try raising and exhibiting dahlias at the county fair, I was in for a whole new experience. Even though my […]

Testing wheat for vomitoxin is crucial

Saturday, June 26, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and small grains specialist, said that grain elevators will likely be […]

New machine squeezes more profit from biomass

Friday, June 25, 2010

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The use of biomass as an alternative energy source has grown rapidly, but most biomass materials such as switchgrass or corn are bulky and therefore costly to handle, store and transport. The University of Missouri and Columbia-based Ecologic Tech are developing an innovative “tabletizer” machine to mass-produce dense biomass tablets of various […]

Ohioans for Humane Farms says it has necessary signatures for ballot

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Ohioans for Humane Farms is reporting it has gathered the minimum number of signatures needed to get its livestock care standards initiative on the November ballot.

Animal care: MFA says veganism is answer; farm industry says education

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Organization that filmed undercover dairy video is critical of animals raised for food.

Spring planting becomes summer planting for many … but end is in sight

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Wet weather is giving way to a much-needed dry period, at least for now.

Generations of experience help Horst Brothers succeed with poultry

Monday, June 21, 2010

Family-owned egg farm has sights set on growth, its future.

Propane can be a viable option for farms, including farm vehicles

Saturday, June 19, 2010

If you think propane is limited to your backyard grill, your little hand-held torch or the tow motors at a factory — think again.

Stark County couple working to keep farming in the family

Friday, June 18, 2010

The future of the Wentling farm lies in the hands of the next generation.

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