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Holiday gift guide 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Christmas is just a few short weeks away and holiday shopping is in full swing. Our holiday gift guide will help you navigate your way through a successful shopping season.

Sirna’s Farm Inc.: Putting new spin on farm fresh pizza

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Today, the Sirna Farm is comprised of 43 acres, and 30 acres of that is woodlands. The Sirnas rent additional acreage and farm a total of 150 acres.

Obama vows executive action over immigration reform

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

President’s plan would allow more than 4 million undocumented immigrants to stay here on a temporary basis.

Homegrown By Heroes: Growing support for veteran farmers

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

When Dawn and Lee Lichtenwalner left Las Vegas in 2008 to take up permanent residence at their 11-acre Leetonia, Ohio, vacation property, turning it into a full-time farming operation was not part of the plan. Earlier this month, their Dandelion Lane Farm became the first in Ohio recognized by the national Homegrown by Heroes program.

Hogan named President of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hogan is also the Ohio coordinator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program, as well as Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team.

Thanksgiving leftovers: 10 next-day uses for turkey

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Eating leftovers the weekend after Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be boring.

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner rises, still under $50

Sunday, November 23, 2014

The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 29th annual informal price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.41, a 37-cent increase from last year’s average of $49.04.

Hunting safety tips for beginners and experts

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hunting season is in full swing, so whether you’re hunting with gun or bow, take these safety reminders into consideration.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 11/22

Saturday, November 22, 2014

The top stories for the week Nov. 16-Nov. 22, 2014.

Good vibrations: Ky. research gives hope in fight against emerald ash borer

Saturday, November 22, 2014

University of Kentucky entomologists believe three species of parasitoid wasps may be capable of helping to stop the invasive emerald ash borer.

House approves new rules for applying manure in Ohio

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rule would ban applying manure in times when runoff is most likely.

Another harsh winter? Modern forecasting, winter folklore and farmers almanacs shed light on this season’s weather

Friday, November 21, 2014

In southern Ohio we saw the first snow of the season and felt much colder temperatures. Everyone wonders, is the early winter weather ushering in another harsh winter?

Shipping delays pile on more harvesting woes

Friday, November 21, 2014

Shipping grain across the country is proving to be a difficulty for some farmers as trains are not able to haul enough and the barges on the Mississippi River have also been a source of frustration.

This machine is not a toy: Few farm injuries from ATVs but rider safety is still key

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Two Pennsylvania residents were charged with felony child endangerment Nov. 4 following the death of a 4-year-old girl in an Oct. 27 ATV crash. Cases such as these have made ATV rider safety a hot-button issue among safety professionals, legislators and advocacy groups.

Pennsylvania Farm Bureau honors Potter, Mifflin county leaders

Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Pennsylvania Farm Bureau presented Edward Kosa of Potter County with its 2014 Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award

Farmers: Get familiar with new big data agreement

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A data privacy agreement reached by six major farm organizations and six agriculture technology providers is expected to become industry standard language regarding data gathered on farming operations.

Will Ohio have CAUV changes by 2016?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation is pushing for changes to the CAUV formula that ‘can be accomplished through administrative action and will not require legislation.’

Westmoreland Co. dairyman, Rick Ebert, elected president of Pa. Farm Bureau

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Westmoreland County dairy farmer Richard Ebert has been elected president of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.

Wooster algae farm in transition

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Federally-funded algae research farm going in a new direction, with new partners to be announced.

Ohio group studies a practical way to breed sheep with A.I.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Artificial insemination in sheep is more difficult, but new research can make it more practical.

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