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 […]
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 […]
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 is reporting it has gathered the minimum number of signatures needed to get its livestock care standards initiative on the November ballot.
Organization that filmed undercover dairy video is critical of animals raised for food.
Wet weather is giving way to a much-needed dry period, at least for now.
Family-owned egg farm has sights set on growth, its future.
If you think propane is limited to your backyard grill, your little hand-held torch or the tow motors at a factory — think again.
The future of the Wentling farm lies in the hands of the next generation.
Whatever kind of cheese you like, there’s a good chance you’ll find it in this three-four county region.
Farmers united against cruelty, but oppose being mislabeled.
World leader in bovine genetics still growing, adds modern bull facilities.
From a small-town ranch in Ohio to markets abroad, Certified Angus Beef has left its mark on American meat.
The maximum amount a youth can borrow through the USDA’s FSA youth loans is $5,000.
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — The man charged with cruelty to animals at a dairy farm in Plain City pleaded not guilty June 10 to mishandling a firearm inside a vehicle, a fourth-degree felony. Billy Joe Gregg Jr., who allegedly committed abuse to dairy cattle on an undercover video taken by an animal rights organization at Conklin […]
With more than 20 years of no-till practices on their property, the Yost family can clearly see the benefits.
W.G. Dairy Supply installs one of state’s first robotic milking systems.
WOOSTER, Ohio — When Ohio State University completes its state-of-the-art plant and animal agrosecurity research facility in 2012, it will be a timely investment for Ohio, and the nation. The $22 million facility is being built to advance the research of infectious disease in plants and animals — at a time when researchers say such […]
Farmers and neighbors work to rescue animals, secure buildings.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Ten people are losing their jobs and dozens of additional positions are being eliminated through attrition as a result of budget shortfalls in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.