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.
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.
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.
ACLU threatens legal action against Wayne County school over allegations a tutor was terminated for expressing his vegan views.
Lower grain and fuel prices will spell relief for livestock farmers. However, rent and land values remain high.
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.
The top stories from the week Dec. 7 to Dec. 13, 2014.
Here are some of the web’s best farms showing Christmas cheer.
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 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.
Choosing decor wisely and using it correctly will help to keep you and your home safe this holiday season.
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.
A survey of the Midwest shows the value of renting agricultural buildings.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources granted 79 permits during the month of November.
The Trumbull County Cooperator of Year was awarded to the Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership.
Karen Locke of Warsaw, Ohio, received the 2014 Charles Boyles Ohio Master Shepherd Award for her contributions to the sheep industry and its organizations in Ohio.
For all of 2015, Class III futures are currently averaging $16.51/cwt, which would put the average mailbox price in Federal Order 33 at about $18/cwt for the year.
Rural Ohio food pantry among those competing in Walmart’s Food Pantry Holiday Makeover.
Coal prices have risen slightly in the past year, but the increase has been so minimal — at 2 percent, or $5-7 per ton — that consumers will not feel the impact.
Follow these tips and your poinsettia will look great all year.