Introduced by Pa. state Sen. Joseph Scarnati, R-25th, the proposed legislation, S.B. 1100, would earmark the funding to reimburse Pennsylvania’s counties and municipalities affected by drilling, statewide conservation efforts, as well as environmental and infrastructure projects.
WARREN, Ohio — The National Packard Museum has opened an all-new special exhibit: Micro Cars: Mini Wonders. This display runs now through July 10. The exhibit highlights 19 of the smallest and most unusual cars and trucks built in America and Europe between 1915 and 1984. History First produced around World War I when supply […]
STILLWATER, Okla. — In movies it is not unusual to see a cowboy ride his horse forever, through all types of weather and terrain; in reality, horses are equine athletes that must be properly conditioned to perform as needed. “The general design of an equine conditioning program — especially for horses that have been relatively […]
June is National Dairy Month, so we figured, why not celebrate? In honor of our love for all things dairy — “dairy” is half of our namesake, after all — Farm and Dairy wants your best dairy-related photos.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Osteoporosis is a skeletal disease characterized by low bone mineral density and structural deterioration of bone, leading to bone weakness and increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis should not be confused with osteoarthritis, which is a wear and tear disease of the joints.
Families will have many opportunities to learn about Lake Erie research, environmental issues that affect the lake, and the history of Put-in-Bay throughout the summer, thanks to several tours and programs hosted by Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — While rising feed prices and other production costs, are putting pressure on the Indiana dairy industry, a Purdue Extension dairy specialist says there may be ways for dairy farmers to reduce their on-farm input expenses. “The three biggest input costs for dairies are feed, labor and replacement heifers,” said Mike Schutz. […]
For the main story on the state meeting, click here. REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — This could be one of the years when farm support programs are most needed, and the reason for making them available, most clear. At the May 26 meeting, several farmers addressed the variables that make their business especially vulnerable, with weather at […]
BATON ROUGE, La. — As the already gargantuan body of water swells beyond its normal human-made boundaries, the state of Louisiana is starting to see impact after having seen the damage already done to states from Missouri to Mississippi.
Recognizing the importance of providing accurate information regarding shale development in Ohio, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Mineral Resources Management launched an enhanced oil and gas Web page that focuses on shale development.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — To David Cleveland, a professor of environmental studies at UC Santa Barbara, it seemed as though Santa Barbara County would be a great example of what many are advocating as a solution to the problems of a conventional agrifood network — a local food system.
Joe Maruskin, of Canfield, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy along while skiing in Keystone, Colo., March 20. Joe is pictured at 11,500 feet overlooking the Rocky Mountains. Joe’s wife, Debbie, and daughter, Katie, were also along.
Sandy and Janice Hill, of Salem, Ohio, went on a Caribbean cruise in February. In St. Thomas, the couple, along with Farm and Dairy, took a tour of the historic Blackbeard’s Castle, a real pirate tower.