Archive for September, 2014

Preservation: Why are we doing this?

Thursday, April 26, 2007

A week ago, I challenged newsroom team members to come up with a personal goal for the rest of 2007.

Spring is meant to soothe our souls

Thursday, April 26, 2007

A good day became a great day with the sighting of a vibrant pair of blue birds, searching and finding a suitable home here on our farm.

Fight is on for piece of conservation pie

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Farm bill fights usually center on the legislation’s commodity title, the section that explains who, when and how farmers can tap the federal treasury should crop prices fall.

Getting Beyond the Grief

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Coverage of the tragic massacre at Virginia Tech will be, by today’s standards, old news when this issue of Farm and Dairy comes out, but I’m motivated to write about little else when concern about the incident is so great.

Wrinkles: Shedding light on woes

Thursday, April 26, 2007

I didn’t set out to become high-maintenance, really I didn’t. I was tripping along, clam-happy, unmanicured, and completely wash-and-go through my 20s with nary a problem.

Shakespeare: To ride, or not to ride?

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Actually, it was Shakespeare who made the decision whether or not I would ride a borrowed horse on my 85th birthday.

Ten families finally have closure

Thursday, April 26, 2007


Pennsylvania sets national farmland preservation record: 350,000 acres

Thursday, April 26, 2007

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania set a national record recently by reaching 350,000 acres of preserved farmland, said Gov.

Pennsylvania 4-H’ers are making safety a priority

Thursday, April 26, 2007

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Two Pennsylvania 4-H members and two 4-H clubs were recently recognized for their achievements in the Pennsylvania 4-H Safety Awards Program at the Pennsylvania 4-H Horse Forum held at Penn State and the Days Inn of State College March 2-4.

Pa. Farm Bureau fighting for farmers’ liability protection

Thursday, April 26, 2007

HARRISBURG, Pa. – More than 300 farmers converged on the state capital as part of Pennsylvania Farm Bureau’s 2007 State Legislative Conference.

Ohio cheese makers among the best

Thursday, April 26, 2007

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Ohio cheese makers earned top honors in several classes at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest, judged in March.

Ohio Ayrshire sale averages $1,444

Thursday, April 26, 2007

COLUMBUS – The 2007 Ohio Ayrshire Spring Expo Sale lived up to its reputation as one of the top Ayrshire sales in the United States.

Four volunteers log more than 121 years

Thursday, April 26, 2007

COLUMBUS – The Ohio 4-H Hall of Fame inducted Tom McNutt of Franklin County, Doug Michaelis of Wood County, Karen Murray of Lorain County and Sharen O’Brock of Mahoning County during the 10th annual Ohio 4-H Volunteer Conference earlier this year.

Expand your welding skills at Lincoln classes

Thursday, April 26, 2007

CLEVELAND – The Lincoln Electric Welding School has released its schedule for the second half of 2007.

Disjointed: Did winter wheat get bit by frost?

Thursday, April 26, 2007

WOOSTER, Ohio – The recent bout of cold weather may have slowed the development of Ohio’s wheat crop, but frost damage is anticipated to be less severe in Ohio than in more southern wheat-growing states.

Coshocton Co. honors dairy producers

Thursday, April 26, 2007

COSHOCTON, Ohio – The 2007 Coshocton County dairy banquet, hosted by the Coshocton County Dairy Service Unit, was April 20 at the Coshocton County Career Center.

Behind the scenes

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Readers of Farm and Dairy never get to see the worker bees at our printing plant. They insert sections, run the paper through the labeling machine, and bag and tag the addressed papers for the postal service.

43.5-acre farm: $100

Thursday, April 26, 2007

ORWELL, Ohio – The offer may sound far-fetched, but it’s completely legal and real: Dennis and Rose Wallace are giving away their Ashtabula County farm.

The hour of honor

Thursday, April 26, 2007

SALEM, Ohio – Millions of fingers have touched the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall. Millions of feet have walked the circle of the National World War II Memorial.

U.S. ag research at a crossroads

Thursday, April 19, 2007

The founding fathers got it right. But I’m not talking about Madison, Hamilton or Jefferson, I’m talking about Smith, Lever, Hatch and Morrill.


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