Last year we asked Farm and Dairy readers to write their own version of the classic Christmas poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, and we had some great responses! Some of your poems were funny, others were poignant, but all were wonderful to read.
We had so much fun reading your poems that we’re doing it again! This time, however, we’re asking for your version of The Twelve Days of Christmas.
Tom Schlenker was honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Dec. 5. Schlenker began his career as an OSU Extension agent but spent the majority of his professional life within the Farm Credit system, first as an account officer for the Federal Land Bank and retiring as executive vice president […]
A farm bill may still be possible before 2013 is over. At least that’s what U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown thinks.
Here’s a few of the best gingerbread barns and farmhouses from around the web.
The nation’s poverty rate was 16 percent in 2012, unchanged from 2011.
That’s according to a supplemental poverty measure released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
An undercover animal rights investigator who spent four months producing a video documenting alleged abuse to cattle on a Colorado farm is herself being charged for animal cruelty.
Farm-based solar power is catching on in Huron County, and across the state.
According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, three permits were issued for horizontal drilling in the Utica shale in Morgan County in November. The permits, the first permits issued for Morgan County, went to PDC Energy Inc. for a site in Center Township.
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A team of Ohio conservationists is dedicated to re-establishing the endangered eastern hellbender, the largest amphibian in Ohio and one of the largest salamanders in the world, in areas it once occupied.
Once again we can talk about the harvest low, except that we have to worry that the actual low is not in, and may not be seen until anticipation of the January Inventory Report by USDA.
The holiday countdown is on and it’s time to get your house razzle-dazzle ready. But before you do, make sure to check that your lights and decorations are still in good working order after a year in storage.
Take a look at some Thanksgiving Day tables from Farm and Dairy staff and our friends!
After years of record growth, have farmland values reached their peak?
onsumers line up for the latest incarnation of a smartphone or must-have gaming system, but just because a gadget is the current must-have item does not mean consumers have to overpay for it.
From 2001 to 2011, the Pennsylvania workforce underwent a marked shift from higher-paying to lower-paying jobs, a trend that could have serious implications for the state’s economy, according to a new report by economists in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.
Black Friday is one the biggest shopping days of the year, and is often the perfect time to begin holiday shopping and save money on incredible deals.
SEVILLE, Ohio — Northeast Ohio has more dairy farms than any part of the state. But one dairy operation in southern Medina County is a real standout. Yellow House Cheese — operated by Kevin and Kristyn Henslee — is among the first in the state to milk sheep. That’s right: Sheep. There are roughly 100 […]
Planning an impressive Thanksgiving menu can be enjoyable for many people, while others get a little nervous when tasked with such an undertaking. But getting a head start and staying organized can make planning a Thanksgiving meal much easier than it looks.
There’s plenty of ways to prepare a turkey for your Thanksgiving Day meal. Some families deep fry turkeys, some brine their turkey over night, while others simply cover the turkey in herbs and butter and roast it in a pan for several hours.