All Categories

  • Ohio ranchers adding to cattle numbers

  • Ten things you should know about ticks

  • ‘I love them until it hurts’: A Mother’s Day letter

Uncategorized Results

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 14, 2010

Thursday, October 14, 2010

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio — Miami Trace students, age 16 and older, were eligible to donate blood during the first annual blood drive of the school year, Sept. 27 at the Miami Trace High School fieldhouse. Mr. Owens, the government teacher, promotes the event as a development of citizenship and cooperated with the Red Cross […]

Eight finalists seeking online votes in Because I Care video contest

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

COLUMBUS — Eight finalists are competing for the most online votes to win $1,000 in the Because I Care video contest, sponsored by Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Center for Food and Animal Issues. Forty-three videos containing positive and informative messages about livestock farming were submitted by Ohio farmers, county Farm Bureaus, youth and other agricultural […]

Jane Gaither

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

NORTH LIMA, Ohio — Jane Gaither, 64, of Woodworth Road, North Lima, died at 1:35 a.m. Oct. 9, 2010. She was born Sept. 11, 1946 in Youngstown, Ohio, the daughter of Frank and Betty Ruth Rohrman Takach. Gaither was a homemaker and had worked on the family farm. She graduated from New Springfield High School […]

Marcellus Shale Drilling: Can safe water supply be sustained?

Friday, September 24, 2010

Concerns over keeping drinking water safe over the Marcellus Shale drilling process is on the minds of many.

Battle begins to place severance tax on Pa. Marcellus Shale drillers

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Pa. governor agrees Marcellus Shale drilling is good for state, but could come with a cost.

GUEST COMMENTARY: They’re listening. Are we talking?

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The author started out to clear the name of dairy farmers in online comments to a Farm and Dairy article, but instead started an open dialogue between farmers and consumers.

Profit: It is possible in dairy farming

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Professional Dairy Managers Of Pennsylvania offers program on how to make money at dairy farming.

Proper harvesting and testing important to minimize vomitoxins in wheat

Thursday, July 1, 2010

COLUMBUS — With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and small grains specialist, said that grain elevators will likely be testing […]

Business profile: Colebrook Elevator

Thursday, July 1, 2010

ORWELL, Ohio — When you farm, you want to work with agribusinesses that know what they’re talking about. That’s why you can count of the folks at Colebrook Elevator, 8549 state Route 46 South, Orwell, Ohio. Because the owners farm 3,800 acres themselves, they know what it takes to grow crops in northern Ohio. Colebrook […]

Cuckoos are Real

Thursday, June 17, 2010

While searching the forest canopy for the male scarlet tanager I had just heard (its raspy voice sounds like a robin with a sore throat), another bird sailed through my field of view. It disappeared into a dense thicket so quickly I saw it for only a moment. I mentally reviewed the general impressions the […]

CWT announces herd retirement

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Bids to remove cows being accepted May 28 through June 25.

Tusc. County dog warden shares concerns

Thursday, June 3, 2010

This question was posed to Tuscarawas County Dog Warden Karen Slough: Q: What impact do you feel the dog auction in Holmes County has to local shelters and to your own to-do list in your county? A: As I stated in one of my posts, the biggest problem concerning dogs is that there are simply […]

USDA and the Department of Justice hold poultry competition workshop

Monday, May 24, 2010

The workshop focused on competition issues in the poultry industry.

Pa. loosens firewood rules

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Out-of-state firewood producers now have two additional treatment options for exempting their firewood products from a quarantine meant to keep harmful invasive species from entering Pennsylvania: heat treatment and fumigation. The 2007 firewood quarantine was issued to prevent the spread of exotic invasive species like the Asian longhorned beetle, emerald ash borer, […]

Ag groups urge high court to reverse ban on biotech alfalfa cultivation

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether a lower court acted hastily and incorrectly by banning the cultivation of biotech alfalfa despite extensive scientific evidence documenting the safety of the crop. A coalition of agricultural organizations filed on March 8 a joint friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court in support of the petitioners […]

Prosecutors seek delay in former Ohio Farmers Union treasurer sentencing

Friday, February 19, 2010

Forensic audit into the Ohio Farmers Union shows additional monetary losses.

Pa. fire department rescues horse from ice

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

NORTH STRABANE, Pa. — A draft horse was rescued Feb. 16 by a caring group of firefighters in North Strabane and Peters Township. UPDATE: As of Feb. 17, the horse is doing fine and his core body temperature was close to normal within the hour of the rescue. Details:The details are still sketchy as to […]

Proposed constitutional amendment moves closer to November ballot

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The constitutional amendment proposed by the group, Ohioans for Humane Farms, moves closer to ballot.

Witmer’s civil lawsuit settles after lengthy court battle

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Settlements have been reached between Witmer’s Feed and Grain, Inc., an ex-employee and three other defendants. However, the details are not being released.

Let the legal wrangling begin: The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board legislation begins to take form

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Proposed legislation calls for $500,000 to be raised through an assessment on bulk feed.

eNewsletter

Get our Top Stories in Your Inbox