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.
Oklahoma cattleman Kirk Stierwalt shares talents with Ohio exhibitors.
LEFT: Fred H. Johnson; RIGHT: John L. Denny LISBON, Ohio — Four individuals will be inducted into the Columbiana County Agricultural Hall of Fame on opening day of the Columbiana County Fair. The contributions of John L. Denny, Charles J. Gause, Galen H. Greenisen, and Fred H. Johnson will be recognized in ceremonies at 10:30 […]
A controversy erupts over expenses billed to the Beef Checkoff program.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The nation’s beef herd continues to decline. Due to several years of financial difficulty, producers have little interest in rebuilding their herds. As a result other animals are gaining a larger market share and the cost of beef will remain high, according to a Purdue University economist.
Producers and ag groups voice opinions on recent agreement.