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Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/20

Saturday, December 20, 2014

The top stories from the week Dec. 14 to Dec. 20, 2014.

Recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays

Saturday, December 20, 2014

When Christmas is over and your tree begins to drop its needles, don’t put it out for the garbage.

Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium: Some wild cards for 2015

Friday, December 19, 2014

Oil is falling, transportation is changing, and who know knows what that might mean for 2015.

Vilsack abandons beef checkoff plan

Friday, December 19, 2014

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack withdrew his proposal to create a second beef checkoff program Dec. 19.

Country Christmas crafts

Friday, December 19, 2014

Kids get a kick out of making angels from corn husks, but also enjoy filling glass ornaments with seeds. Even the teenagers in the family tolerate spray painting components for the baskets.

Wreaths Across America: Honoring our nation’s veterans close to home

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Volunteers with OSU Extension Master Gardeners participated in Wreaths Across America, which places wreaths on veterans’ graves.

Propane: No one wants another 2014

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A propane shortage last January left agriculture producers and home consumers scrambling to keep their home warm in one of the coldest winters in recent history.

House blasts beef checkoff proposal

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A month’s worth of online public comments on USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack’s proposed implementation of a second beef checkoff program closed Dec. 10, three days before House and Senate passage of 2015 funding legislation. But that didn’t stop legislators from weighing in on the matter.

Seven creative gift wrapping ideas

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

There are numerous alternatives to bows, wrapping paper, gift boxes and store-bought gift tags, and they all come from materials you have around the house.

Vegan tutor says personal beliefs cost him his job

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

ACLU threatens legal action against Wayne County school over allegations a tutor was terminated for expressing his vegan views.

Ag outlook: dairy to drop, but profits may not

Monday, December 15, 2014

Lower grain and fuel prices will spell relief for livestock farmers. However, rent and land values remain high.

Livestock may need extra feed in colder weather to keep warm

Sunday, December 14, 2014

While the weather outside isn’t frightful – yet – livestock producers still need to be thinking now about how they’ll keep their animals warm when the temperatures drop, wind chills rise and it starts to snow, snow, snow.

Farm and Dairy’s week in review: 12/13

Saturday, December 13, 2014

The top stories from the week Dec. 7 to Dec. 13, 2014.

Christmas on the farm (Photos)

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Here are some of the web’s best farms showing Christmas cheer.

Winter is for the birds

Friday, December 12, 2014

Cold weather can be rough on our feathered friends. Providing birds with food and shelter throughout the winter helps keep them happy and healthy, and lights up my otherwise dismal looking yard with color and song.

Ohio Farm Bureau changes membership, honors leaders

Friday, December 12, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau Federation delegates met Dec. 10-12 to wrestle with ways the state’s largest farm organization should address the hot topics of CAUV, water quality and taxes.

Christmas decoration safety tips

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Choosing decor wisely and using it correctly will help to keep you and your home safe this holiday season.

The personal farmer: Hawk Meats turns farm market model on its ear

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Promoting the quality of a farm’s product, according to Sam Hawk, is every bit as important as the day-to-day production work. Hawk has no problem discussing his passion for farming.

Vacant farm buildings can hold value

Thursday, December 11, 2014

A survey of the Midwest shows the value of renting agricultural buildings.

Marcellus and Utica shale: Belmont, Monroe counties lead Ohio permitting

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources granted 79 permits during the month of November.

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