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USDA planting projections: Corn and wheat up, beans down slightly …

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Prospective Plantings report shows big trends in planting forecasts

This fickle season fools us every year

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Spring has been tip-toeing behind retreating winter for several weeks. Now the troops are ready to storm the ice castle and banish the foe for another year. We hope! But April can be a wicked child — like the old saying goes, “There was a little girl who had a little curl, right in the […]

Blame game won’t feed the world

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Rising food prices. Everyone’s talking about them. And everyone’s pointing fingers of blame.

Vacation with us…Shammo

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Who doesn’t love Florida? Great weather, fun beaches and numerous places to visit and explore. No doubt the Shammo family from Louisville, Ohio, had the same idea when they, along with the Grimes family from Alliance, Ohio, traveled south to Sea World in Florida. Farm and Dairy was happy to tag along.

ODNR accepting enrollment applications for Forest Legacy Program

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Program pays landowners who seek to protect their woodlands

Vacation with us…Litman

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Larry and Myrta Litman, of Washington, Pa., along with cousins Linda and Roy Ealy of West Finley, Pa., took a copy of Farm and Dairy when they attended the 95th Pennsylvania Farm Show, held earlier this year in Harrisburg, and pulled in the antique tractor pull there.

Vacation with us…Seabolt

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Where do farmers (and farm wives) take a break? At a farmer meeting, of course. Our very own “Life Out Loud” columnist Kymberly Foster Seabolt (front, making friends with the bear) spoke at the Dairy Farmers of America Young Cooperator meeting at the Cherry Valley Lodge in Newark, Ohio, March 11. More than 100 farmers […]

Vacation with us…Murphy

Thursday, March 31, 2011

Some people just love the cold weather. While Farm and Dairy is certainly tired of it here in Ohio, Dr. Linda Murphy of Clinton, Ohio, decided to travel to Antarctica, the Earth’s southernmost continent. Highlights of the trip were Half Moon Island and Port Lockroy (pictured) despite the colder conditions. We admit, while Farm and […]

Vacation with us…Ketring

Thursday, March 31, 2011

We love national monuments here at Farm and Dairy. Turns out loyal reader Rick Ketring, owner of Dun Deal Farm, in Newbury, Ohio, does as well as evidenced by his visit to Mount Rushmore in South Dakota during a recent pheasant hunting trip.

To NCBA leaders, silence is golden

Thursday, March 31, 2011

By law and by USDA’s failure “to restore operational integrity” to the checkoff, NCBA remains the single, biggest benefactor of checkoff cash.


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