Archive for November, 2013

Ohio multi-breed dairy fall sale a success

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

WOOSTER, Ohio — The sale committees for the Ohio Holstein Association and the Ohio Ayrshire Breeders Association is giving thanks for many things at the Ohio Multi-Breed Fall Sale held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds Nov. 19.

Best advice: Take time now to look at the books before tax time arrives

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Although it is the beginning of December, it is not too early to start thinking about farm taxes.

Biodiesel sets new annual production record, fueling job creation

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

WASHINGTON — The U.S. biodiesel industry has set a new record for annual production, according to the latest EPA figures, proving the power that strong domestic energy policy has in creating U.S. jobs and boosting the economy.

We’re entering the hope-and-change grain market

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

For some soggy Ohio farmers, the rain means no corn harvest progress may be made now until the ground freezes.

Wet harvest gives Ohio farmers reprieve from trucking regs

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has granted temporary regulatory relief from the hours-of-service requirements for drivers transporting agricultural products within Ohio.

Marcellus shale seminar focuses on municipal experiences

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A presentation detailing how municipal governments are dealing with the Marcellus Shale natural-gas boom will be offered by Penn State Extension Dec. 6 from 6:30-9 p.m.

Ohio No-Till Conference set for Dec. 6

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

COLUMBUS — The annual Ohio No-Till Conference will be held Dec. 6 in Plain City.

USDA lowers crop insurance premiums for corn and soybean growers

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

New crop insurance premiums for 2012 should reduce corn farmers’ rates by 7 percent and soybean farmers’ by 9 percent.

LETTER: A simple plan to ‘Save Our Society’ includes flat tax

Monday, November 28, 2011

Reader: If government interference and over regulation would be reduced, jobs would be created, private industry would prosper and more than sufficient tax revenue would be generated.

Western Pa. workshop to look at risk for food businesses

Monday, November 28, 2011

The workshop, Managing Risk for Food Businesses, will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8, at the Penn State Extension office in Mercer County, Pa.

Federal program recognizes acid mine drainage project in Carroll county

Friday, November 25, 2011

MINERAL CITY, OH — The Thomas Acid Mine Drainage Reclamation Project, located in the Carroll County portion of the Huff Run Watershed, received a national 2011 Abandoned Mine Lands Reclamation award, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Mineral Resources Management. Ohio was one of five states honored by the U.S. Department […]

‘Intelligent rations’: Dairy feeding goes high tech in Minnesota study

Friday, November 25, 2011

New dairy feeding system can scan forages and wirelessly make corrections for ingredient deviations from the recipe.

Niederman farm plans annual free Christmas walk

Friday, November 25, 2011

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Niederman Family Christmas Farm in southwest Ohio will host its annual free Christmas Walk this year every night from 6-9 p.m. beginning the day after Thanksgiving and continuing until the end of December. Details The walk features a half-mile outdoor, handicap accessible stroll through more than 20 Bible scenes featuring life […]

W.Va. produce records set in 2011

Thursday, November 24, 2011

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three new records for unusually large fruits, vegetables and other plants were set in 2011, according to Agriculture Commissioner Gus R. Douglass. Records Glen Knox, of Wheeling, set two records: a 27.45-pound cantaloupe and a 3.9-pound tomato. Stephanie Joy Jack, of Buckhannon, went into the record book with a sunflower that grew […]

Brag About Your Bag: Joshua Moorman

Thursday, November 24, 2011

For the past month and a half we’ve been showing our appreciation for the hunt with our Brag About Your Bag photo gallery. One of the photos we’ve received is of 11-year-old Joshua Moorman, who shot his first deer, an 8-point basket buck, with a crossbow on Oct. 17.

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 24, 2011:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

BEVERLY, Ohio — The Fort Frye FFA food and science team received second place at the district competition Nov. 15. Members of the team are Kylie Seese, Chelsey Schott, Jessi White, Charity Roberts and Jessie Murphy. * * * GNADENHUTTEN, Ohio — Indian Valley FFA junior and senior parlimentary procedure teams went to districts Nov. […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 24, 2011:

Thursday, November 24, 2011

MERCER, Pa. — Mercer County 4-H members received recognition at a Nov. 12 awards ceremony for their achievements in the 4-H program. Lena Aiken and Kacy Scott were named the outstanding 4-H members in Mercer County for 2011. Outstanding 4-H members have grown through 4-H and represent 4-H, school and their community in a positive […]

Vacation With Us… Bailey

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

C. Mark Bailey of Smithville, W.Va. brought Farm and Dairy along when he visited Myrtle Beach, S.C. in September.

Vacation With Us… Karagiorge

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

George and Cheryl Karagiorge, of Perrysburg, Ohio, recently traveled to Pella, Greece, home of Alexander The Great.

Vacation With Us… Yoder and Dalton

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Mike Yoder, Sebring, Ohio, and Cindy Dalton, of Maryland, shared Farm and Dairy at the visitors center during their recent trip to Harpers Ferry National Park.

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