Archive for May, 2013

N.C. State develops mobile hand-washing stations for growers

Monday, April 30, 2012

Can a small hand-washing station be cost-efficient to construct, and still practical to use out in the fields, at pick-your-own operations, or at farmers markets?

Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association show will spotlight Ohio’s manufacturers

Sunday, April 29, 2012

BUCYRUS, Ohio — The Crawford Antique Farm Machinery Association (CAFMA) will be hosting the Ohio/Regional Yesteryear Brand Farm Machinery Show. The show will be held June 14-16 at the Crawford County Fairgrounds in Bucyrus, Ohio. “The centerpiece of our 12th annual farm equipment show will feature a wide array of yesteryear brands of farm tractors […]

Dairy, commodity groups react to farm bill

Friday, April 27, 2012

Click here to see what lawmakers had to say about the bill. WASHINGTON, DC — Dairy organizations had conflicting things to say about the most recent version of the farm bill, which was approved by the Senate Agriculture Committee April 26. The Senate legislation includes a new, voluntary margin protection program endorsed by National Milk […]

Labor Department withdraws youth rule that some have called ridiculous

Friday, April 27, 2012

The rule, as designed, could have restricted what children can do on a farm and, in some instances, prevented them from doing some farm chores.

Farm bill clears Senate Ag Committee with bipartisan support

Friday, April 27, 2012

Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act now goes to the full Senate.

Reader: Farmers need to read all of Senate bill 310

Friday, April 27, 2012

Editor Once again animal owners have been sold out by Ohio leaders and the Farm Bureau. I was at the Senate hearings for SB310 — less than 30 proponents for it while hundreds of opponents attended. Our words fell on deaf ears as we told them why this bill was not fair, why this bill […]

Stark County: Landowner files shale lawsuit to challenge Chesapeake Exploration

Friday, April 27, 2012

CANTON, Ohio — William and Joyce Green, Sandy Township in Stark County has filed a lawsuit April 18 against Chesapeake Exploration. Lawsuit filed The Greens are suing to receive fair value for the use of their land, to cancel the lease that Anschutz obtained without full disclosure of the drilling process, and to remove the […]

Akron-Canton foodbank named top in nation

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodback was named the 2012 Member of the Year at the annual Feeding America Network Summit in Detroit.

Vacation With Us… McPherson and Friends

Thursday, April 26, 2012

We like warm places in cold weather. And with a name like Frostproof, Fla., it’s gotta be warm! Frank and Gwen Francis and Bill and Eileen McPherson are the snowbirds who winter in Frostproof, which means lots of northern friends come to visit (and restock their stash of Farm and Dairy reading!). From left are: […]

Vacation With Us… Sanor

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Lydia, (left to right) Lilah and Layna Sanor, of East Rochester, Ohio, along with parents, Keith and Amanda Sanor, vacationed in Carova Beach April 7-14. In this area, wild horses roam freely. This picture was taken one afternoon when a group of horses came around the beach house to graze. Thanks for taking us along!

Vacation With Us… Scott

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Scott, of Malvern, Ohio, brought his Farm and Dairy on the long trip to the Joint Multinational Readiness Center at Hohenfels, Germany. Scott and his unit, the 758th Maintenance Company, Columbus, Ohio, performed a three-week training exercise there in March.

Vacation With Us… McGary

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Rob and Keri McGary, of Volant, Pa., took some time to read their Farm and Dairy while visiting Hilton Head Island in January. Next stop, the beach!

Vacation With Us… Little

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Raymond Little (left), of North Jackson, Ohio, and his brother, Gary Little (right), of West Middlesex, Pa., attended the Mid-American Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., recently. They are standing, along with Farm and Dairy, in front of a semi-truck.

Vacation With Us… Lonce

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Stephen Lonce, of Mineral Ridge, Ohio, says he likes to spend his vacation going to Hemly Tool Supply in Montville, Ohio. He goes to the hardware store all day to buy and look around. This trip was made Feb. 22. Sounds like a fun day!

Vacation With Us… Richardson and Cooper

Thursday, April 26, 2012

(Left to right): Pete Richardson, Connie Cooper and Hal Cooper, of Austinburg, Ohio, traveled to Isle of Palms, S.C., in March. Here they are pictured outside the Sea Biscuit Cafe. Yummy!

Vacation With Us… Miller

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Robert Miller, of Parma, Ohio, took Farm and Dairy with him when he visited Galveston Island, Texas, on the Gulf of Mexico, in February.

Don’t lose what means the most to you; ask questions before mining

Thursday, April 26, 2012

The Mains say their farm will never be the same after long wall mining went through the property.

Ask FSA about the Conservation Reserve Program or CRP

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Hello Again! Kitchen – check. Bedrooms – check. Garage – check. Yes, I’ve been busy spring cleaning! Have you ever wondered who works to clean our planet? America’s farmers and ranchers play an important role in keeping the earth clean through the Farm Service Agency’s Conservation Reserve Program. CRP conserves soil, improves water and air […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of April 26, 2012:

Thursday, April 26, 2012

ORWELL, Ohio — The Mustang Wranglers 4-H horse club had its regular monthly meeting April 21 at the Orwell Conversation Station. During this meeting, Mustang Wrangler members gave their demonstrations, as required by 4-H. Katrina Kingdom did her demonstration on lunging; Natasha Sobie made a poster about thoroughbred horse racing history. Abby Chernesky designed a […]

How do I manage under these new and difficult conditions?

Thursday, April 26, 2012

So many changes in life, from politics, technology, cost of living, cost of operating a business, and of course the weather. All of this “noise” should not define your management style, but your management style will define how you react, or don’t react, to many of these changes. If a sound management style is not […]

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