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Fiber ‘and’ digestibility critical to dairy grazing

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Dairy graziers need a well-balanced pasture to be successful.

Groundhog’s day: Why exactly do groundhogs hibernate?

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Residents of Pennsylvania look to the groundhog each Feb. 2 to forecast the weather. According to legend, if the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather; if not, an early spring is predicted.

Euthanasia can be a tough choice for pet owners

Saturday, February 1, 2014

One of the most difficult decisions a pet owner may face is whether to euthanize an ailing pet.

Utica 2020: The shale oil and gas growth looks promising in Ohio

Friday, January 31, 2014

The Utica shale is no longer a secret and the future is bright for the oil and gas industry through 2020.

‘Farmed and Dangerous’ is Chipotle’s latest marketing move

Friday, January 31, 2014

The restaurant chain’s opposition to large-scale meat production is nothing new, but this time the company is doubling-down on its message. Instead of spending millions of dollars on a Super Bowl ad, Chipotle is premiering a new show on the Internet video service, Hulu.

The 2014 farm bill brings dairy policy change

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The 2014 farm bill has yet to be approved by the Senate, but big changes to the dairy provisions are almost certain.

Two sides to every border

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Immigrant labor is important to farmers. Chris Kick spoke with immigrants who do farm labor, and the farmers who employ them. Read Farm and Dairy’s special feature to get a better understanding of how the two sides rely on one another. There’s always two sides to a border, and two sides to a story…

Crop growers told to prepare for low price era

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Following some of the best years ever for growing row crops, an agricultural economist advised farmers to prepare for several years of lower prices, at a workshop at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 95th Annual Convention.

Four common pesticides toxic to honeybee larvae, study finds

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Four commonly used pesticides are harmful to honeybee larvae, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Florida.

Young farmers share knowledge at Ohio dairy grazing conference

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

At the North Central Ohio Dairy Grazing Conference Jan. 23 in Dalton, four young dairy farmers in their 20s and 30s talked about what it takes to get started and get established in farming.

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