Archive for July, 2014


Planting a new crop: Ag educator rebuilds FFA program, wins national award for efforts

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

SMITHVILLE, Ohio — Learning the steps to the scientific method — predictions and tests and controls and formulating hypotheses — can be downright complicated and boring. But not in Tony Stoller’s classroom. In the agriscience lab at Smithville High School, the educator walks his students through the process one step at a time as they […]

300 attend West Branch FFA banquet

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

The West Branch FFA banquet drew 300 people, the largest crowd in the chapter’s history.

Cleveland Browns’ Braylon Edwards promotes healthy habits

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

COLUMBUS — Students in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District recently played host to a new gym teacher for a day, Braylon Edwards, wide receiver for the Cleveland Browns.

Vacation with us…Krymowski

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Krymowski family of KT Farms in Medina County, Ohio, shook off the Midwest winter blues by visiting their cousins in central Florida. Pictured are (from left, front row): Rebecca, Jaclyn, Katie, David and Nicholas Krymowski and their cousins Maggie and Molly Pope behind them. Story Continues Below Photos

Vacation with us…Popovich

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Looking oh-so-pleased, David and Diana Popovich of Akron, Ohio, were getting ready to hike the Oconee Trail in the mountains of South Carolina when they paused to take in Farm and Dairy. They were visiting relatives, Art and Germaine Shick, in Walhall, S.C., who are formally of Bath, Ohio. Story Continues Below Photos

Soybeans generally strong this year

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

URBANA, Ill. — While the pace of the domestic soybean crush is slowing, the pace of exports and export sales of U.S. soybeans remains generally strong, said a University of Illinois Extension marketing specialist. “For the year, the USDA projects exports at 1.075 billion bushels, only 3.8 percent below the record shipments of last year,” […]

Taylor donates 70 acres to easement

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Williams County farmland owner Mildred Taylor recently donated permanent agricultural easements totaling 70 acres on her Florence Township farm to the Ohio Department of Agriculture. This marks the first easement donation from Williams County and assures the land will forever remain in agricultural use. Corn, wheat, and soybeans are produced on the […]

West Virginia livestock owners encouraged to vaccinate for rabies

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — With two cases of rabies confirmed in livestock already this year, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture is encouraging farmers to consider vaccinating their animals, particularly valuable breeding stock and show animals that are likely to be commingled with other animals. State law does not require rabies inoculations for livestock, but it […]

Scotts MiracleGro products recalled

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

CHICAGO — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 issued “stop sale, use or removal” orders April 25 to Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. and two affiliates, barring the distribution and sale of two more misbranded pesticides. Labels on both products make false or misleading claims and one product lacks safety instructions as required by the Environmental Protection […]

New Lake Erie shipwreck Web site is now online

Monday, April 28, 2008

LORAIN, Ohio — Ohio Sea Grant has launched a new interactive Web site, Shipwrecks and Maritime Tales of the Lake Erie Coastal Ohio Trail, available to browse at The Web site was designed to help promote the protection of Lake Erie’s shipwrecks and increase awareness of its rich maritime history. With the help of […]


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