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 […]
The constitutional amendment proposed by the group, Ohioans for Humane Farms, moves closer to ballot.
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.
Proposed legislation calls for $500,000 to be raised through an assessment on bulk feed.
New program to expand livestock marketing opportunities for cattle farmers.
ATHENS, Ohio — Innovative Farmers of Ohio is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting an agriculture that preserves and strengthens the economic, social, and environmental well-being of Ohio’s farms. To that end, every year it holds annual meeting where significant subjects reflecting their mission are presented. Conference offerings This year on March 5 and 6 […]
Quarantine now extends to 67 Ohio counties
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — As scientists struggle to come to grips with Colony Collapse Disorder, a mysterious disease threatening to wipe out domesticated honey bees in the United States, they have begun to cast a worried eye toward wild bees — trying to gauge their numbers, health and ecological status. Many studies Researchers in Penn […]
Ohio, Pa., and U.S. showing increase in corn, and wheat stocks from 2008.
COLUMBUS — As reported in the Jan. 17 Wall Street Journal, several state legislatures, poultry industry officials and economic development offices are working to capitalize on the farm-unfriendly nature of California’s new law on housing for egg-laying hens. All are welcome According to the article, Nevada, Idaho and Georgia have been among states promising “friendlier […]
HARRISBURG — You could hear a pin drop as everyone anxiously awaited the judges’ decision for supreme champion beef female and bull Jan.11, at the 2010 Pa. Farm Show. The Hereford grand champion female, MH 29R Miss Rock 8181, exhibited by nine year-old Walker Dunn, of Crawford Co. was supreme champion female overall. The supreme […]
Rowdy ‘Nugent’ wins steer show by topping more than 70 entries.
SALEM, Ohio — A New Mexico dairy farmer is asking for help across the country in organizing a national milk dump. Dairy farmer Deborah Stark, of Clovis, N.M., said the last year in the dairy industry has started her on a mission and now she needs some help. In a statement released to media and […]
Youth champions top last year’s sale at the 2010 Pa. Farm Show.
A plan to fund the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board is expected this month.
Junior beef breeders bring best to Pa. Farm Show
Indiana County teen exhibits winning lamb, topping 230 entries.
Hello Again. Changes, changes, changes. That’s what the Farm Service Agency is all about. 2010 is no exception as the new year brings about new regulations. Over the course of the next several months, you will hear about an Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) verification process. More than likely, each local FSA office will inform their […]
SEATTLE, Wash. — In his annual keynote address Jan. 10, American Farm Bureau Federation President Bob Stallman issued a call to action to Farm Bureau members and a stern warning to critics that farmers and ranchers will no longer tolerate opponents’ efforts to change the landscape of American agriculture. Rally needed Stallman spoke at the […]
My husband and I are polar opposites in many, if not most, ways. He is athletic. I have two left feet and no more competitive edge than your average tree sloth. I am a grudge holding introvert. He is gregarious and forgiving. He is a math whiz. I find that even fifth grade mathematics causes […]