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Horticulturist suggests creating a backyard trellis for growing grapes

Friday, September 30, 2011

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Good fences make for good neighbors, especially if the fence provides fresh, homegrown fruit every year.

Milkweed editor Pete Hardin says ‘protein and energy’ are the focus of good milk

Thursday, September 29, 2011

MOUNT HOPE, Ohio — Dairy farmers may be selling milk, but it’s the quality of protein and energy in the milk — and what farmers invest to produce it — that will be determine their success into the future, predicts Pete Hardin, editor of the Wisconsin-based dairy publication The Milkweed. “We need to realize that […]

New Ohio State center will focus on shale energy

Thursday, September 29, 2011

COLUMBUS — In response to the growing need for education and research related to Ohio’s developing shale energy industry, The Ohio State University is creating the Ohio State Subsurface Energy Resource Center.

Is there stormy economic weather ahead for U.S. Postal Service?

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Can the United States Postal Service survive the modern realities of email, online bill-paying and stiff competition from private delivery companies? Is the U.S. Postal Service terminally outdated?

Time to dig out the winter recipes

Thursday, September 29, 2011

How many times have you — the homemaker, not the housewife as today the homemaker can be any gender, married, single, with or without children — sat down to look for a special recipe you know is in this cookbook, or is it this one, maybe in this envelope … The first thing you know […]

FSA Andy: Agency offers safety nets to assist farmers in difficult year

Thursday, September 29, 2011

For the 2011 year, all counties in Ohio have been given an Emergency Disaster Designation which makes the local farmers and livestock producers eligible for several programs and special funding.

Judith Sutherland: Even idols can have rock-solid roots

Thursday, September 29, 2011

After my recent Farm and Dairy column in which I dreamed of joining Diane, Peggy, Kathy and Janet as the fifth singing Lennon Sister, I received more comments and compliments than I’ve had in a very long time.

Vacation With Us… Crow

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Gerald and Donna Crow, of St. Clairsville, Ohio, brought Farm and Dairy along on an Alaskan cruise to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Vacation With Us… Lumley

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Lyle Printing’s graphic designer Ralph Lumley, of Columbiana, Ohio, (left) is pictured with Daniel DeBellis outside the front gate of Buckingham Palace in London.

Yes, I’ve gone batty

Thursday, September 29, 2011

One of the many things that keeps our marriage interesting is that I am a very unpredictable (see also: maddening ) person. Mr. Wonderful, bless his heart, continues to labor under the delusion that much of what I do should make sense. I don’t know if and when he will ever get the hint that […]


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