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Michigan farm groups mad over Governor’s meatless decision

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

LANSING, Michigan — A resolution proclaiming March 20 a “meatless” day is being called a “meat-headed” decision by the state’s top agriculture groups. The resolution, sponsored by the Great American Meatout of Michigan, was endorsed by Mich. Gov. Jennifer Granholm and “encourages the residents of this state to choose not to eat meat.” The resolution […]

Rock ‘n’ roll barn a special sight in Holmes County

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Artist Rusty Baker’s barn is like no other. With more than 20 popular performers from rock ‘n’ roll to country painted on its walls, the barn along Holmes County Road 150 is a major standout. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, The Beatles — they’re all a part of Baker’s barn, which has seen viewers […]

Jersey board corrects parentage and registry issues, approves new tracking

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

American Jersey Cattle Association makes rulings on Holstein-Jersey genetic mixup

Ohio Farm Bureau County Presidents tell legislators to control the spending

Monday, March 15, 2010

Ohio Farm Bureau discussed hot button topics with Congressional delegates.

Building a horse barn? Start with the right site

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Improperly-selected sites promote poor drainage from stalls, water standing in and around the barn and soil erosion around the barn.

It might be hard to do this spring, but stay off wet soil to avoid compaction

Friday, March 12, 2010

COLUMBUS – With a late harvest, a wet fall and slow-melting snow, Ohio farmers may be facing more compaction issues than usual this spring. But no-till farmers may be better off than others

Farm Bureau not a fan of climate change legislation or regulation

Thursday, March 11, 2010

WASHINGTON — County presidents representing the Ohio Farm Bureau trekked to Capitol Hill this week to get their messages across and make sure legislators know farmers are watching.

Want to learn how Ohio maple syrup is produced? Take a ride and find out

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

CHARDON, Ohio — March is here and that means the March Maple Madness Driving Tour is ready to roll. The Ohio Maple Producers Association, a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the Ohio maple industry, sponsors the tour. The free event takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 13-14, and 20-21.

FAPRI report: Will livestock sector be the tide that lifts the farm economy ship?

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

WASHINGTON — The livestock sector can lead the agricultural economy to higher net farm income, assuming the farm economy benefits from a recovering general U.S. economy. That analysis tops a 2010 baseline report prepared by the University of Missouri Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute delivered to the U.S. Congress March 9. Possibilities, if… The […]

OARDC abuzz over bees, largest beekeeping workshop draws 900

Monday, March 8, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — It was all about the bees March 6 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, where 900 or so beekeepers and advocates swarmed to Fisher Auditorium. The largest one-day bee event in the nation drew a crowd from 12 states with the focus of “Modern Beekeeping: New Ways of Doing Old […]

Academia and common sense, FFA was right choice for Farm and Dairy reporter

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Reporter Chris Kick shares his experiences with America’s “premiere youth leadership organization,” the National FFA Organization.

Witmer’s civil lawsuit may be over but allegations continue to surface

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Columbiana County couple presents Farm and Dairy with copies of statements given to federal investigators.

Study says foodborne illnesses cost $152 billion, targets produce

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Foodborne illnesses cost the country an estimated $152 billion annually in the form of medical bills, time off from work and a reduced quality of life, according to a study released today (March 3). Written by Ohio State University’s Robert Scharff, an assistant professor in consumer sciences and a researcher at the […]

Big crowd hears big issues at conservation tillage conference

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

ADA, Ohio — A record crowd of nearly 1,000 people packed their way into the McIntosh Center on the campus of Ohio Northern University to hear expert discussion on issues as big as the globe. From global warming and climate change policy, to conservation practices and soybean and corn school, it was all part of […]

$4.9 million dollar lawsuit filed against Vreba-Hoff dairy developers

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

A lawsuit claiming breach of contract and foreclosure on several dairy farms associated with Vreba-Hoff Dairy Development LLC has been filed.

Northeast Ohio dairy farmers plan for road ahead, in animal welfare

Sunday, February 28, 2010

On Feb. 24, a host of speakers at the 11th annual Northeast Ohio Regional Dairy Conference continued the work of Issue 2, and helped prepare dairymen for the road ahead.

Ohio, Pa. dairymen still hoping to make voices heard

Friday, February 26, 2010

MOUNT HOPE, Ohio — Several hundred dairy farmers in Ohio and Pennsylvania are determined to make a difference in policy that affects milk pricing and their bottom line.

FFA: Preparing Agriculture’s Future Part II

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Farm and Dairy profiles a rural and an urban FFA chapter in part two of a three part series celebrating FFA Week.

Pa. farmers hammered by DOT regs

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation has proposed a series of regulations aimed at operators of farm equipment in Pennsylvania. Those regulations would require farmers to keep logs, prohibit anyone under 18 from working a tractor, and anyone operating a tractor or other farm equipment would need a medical certificate.

Controlling coyotes: No line of defense may win the war

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Only the alpha female coyote comes in to heat and delivers a set of pups in a pack.

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