Sunday, July 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama.

Learn to understand a conventional gravity-flow septic tank system, and keep it operating safely at the lowest possible cost.
Black vulture effigy

In the last 10-15 years black vulture attacks on Ohio livestock have increased. There are steps you can take to protect your livestock without breaking the law.

It’s important for fair organizers, visitors and pork exhibitors to have a comprehensive plan in place to reduce the risk of swine flu transmission.
Grand market hog

The Trumbull County Fair held its market livestock sale July 15 with 279 lots and a sale total of $259,673.80.
Sheep in field

Ohio Sheep Day was July 15, at the OARDC sheep research facility in Wooster. Sheep producers from all over Ohio learned about Ohio State’s research on parasites, pasture management, weaning and confinement barns.
Family Farm Field Day

Family Farm Field Day covers the social and economic aspects of farm production.

Learn more about livestock management techniques that can reduce your herd's risk for parasite infection, and stop its spread when cases are discovered.
piglets

Ohio officials have confirmed the first case of swine flu for this year's county fair season, and advise fairgoers to use good hygiene.
Harmful algal bloom

The algae bloom on Lake Erie will likely be more severe this year, although not as severe as in record years.
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