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AI helps with planned fall breeding, cost and conception rates comparable to natural service

Thursday, September 30, 2010

MT. VERNON, Mo. — Fall calving is becoming more popular each year in southwest Missouri, according to Eldon Cole, a livestock specialist with University of Missouri Extension. “This means females will be bred around Nov. 20 for a Sept. 1 calf. We’re only two months away from that target date,” said Cole. With such an […]

Anaerobic digester grant opportunity drawing to a close

Thursday, September 30, 2010

WOOSTER, Ohio — Farmers who want to install an anaerobic digester should act quickly to receive financial assistance. Quasar Energy Group, a Cleveland based company with projects in Wooster and throughout the state, is matching $25,000 of USDA grant money, on digester projects secured in writing by Tuesday, Oct. 5. The federal government is offering […]

Vacation with us…Rhoades

Thursday, September 30, 2010

When traveling to Topsail Beach in North Carolina, John Rhoades from Kent, Ohio, brought along his whole family as well as a copy of Farm and Dairy to enjoy on the beach. From left to right; Wendy, Sandie, John, Andrew, Annie, and Emma who is kneeling in front. Glad Farm and Dairy could add some […]

Vacation with us…Potter

Thursday, September 30, 2010

From the lowest valley to the highest mountains, Farm and Dairy gets around. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Don and Amy Potter from Marietta, Ohio, took a copy with them when they visited Gatlinburg, Tenn. Thanks for showing us the Great Smoky Mountains!

Vacation with us…Miller

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Even the rich and famous need to read, so Owen Miller, with his dad Neal, from Medina, Ohio, decided to travel to Beverly Hills, in southern California, and show the celebrities what they were missing by touting around a copy of the Farm and Dairy. How did you guys avoid the paparazzi?

Vacation with us…Densmore

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Family trips are the best, and Farm and Dairy loves to tag along. Such was the case when Eva Stepnicka, from Atlanta, visited her grandparents Chuck and Patty Densmore in Garrettsville, Ohio. Even the pony was excited to be in the photo with the paper! Also pictured is Samantha Ensinger.

Marcellus Shale Drilling: Sifting through the good and the bad

Thursday, September 30, 2010

(Part III in three-part series.) SALEM, Ohio — With everything in life, there are good experiences and bad experiences. The Marcellus Shale boom in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia is no exception. One family in Evans City, Pa. has had a positive experience with Marcellus Shale drilling on their property. So positive, in fact, he […]

Goldenrod unfairly fingered as allergy culprit

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Though most wildflowers have faded by late September, goldenrod is just taking center stage. More than 100 species of goldenrod (genus Solidago) brighten North American meadows in late summer and early fall. They are the bright yellow flowers that turn open fields into seas of gold. My hayfield came into full bloom about a week […]

Too much of a good thing?

Thursday, September 30, 2010

One of the prides of my life is being complimented with the opinion that I take really great photos. I credit this to a few things. I have loved photography since forever. Not the technical aspect of it so much because ugh, math, work, pass. I have just always loved the aspect of capturing a […]

This is the real farmer’s daughter

Thursday, September 30, 2010

“I was haulin’ hay, I was feedin’ the hogs and that summer sun had me sweatin’ like a dog. So I cooled off in the creek, then it was back to work in the dad-gum heat. I was cussin’ out loud, thinkin’ bout quittin’. Lookin’ back now I’m sure glad I didn’t. Cause just when […]

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