Stories by Farm and Dairy Staff

Vacation with us…Fisher

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Jenny Fisher of Dover, Ohio, and Shawn Pawlowski of Seville, Ohio, were visiting a friend in North Carolina and couldn’t leave home without Farm and Dairy. They are pictured here at the historic Alamance Battleground in Burlington, N.C. Fisher gave us a quick history lesson with this photo: The Battle of Alamance was fought in […]

Vacation with us…McDonald

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Gary (right) and Jim McDonald of Chester, W.Va., went to Chambersburg, Pa., in August for a tractor show hosted by the Cumberland Valley Antique Engine and Machinery Association. Jim displayed his 1926 Rumely Oil Pull, model 20-35 (pictured here). The McDonalds posed for this photo in front of the association’s museum, which houses many antique […]

Vacation with us…Netta

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Steve and Jodi Netta of Mogadore, Ohio, read their Farm and Dairy while laying on the beach in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, in August. Story Continues Below Photos

Forecast: Corn, soybean yields down

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio — Based on conditions as of Sept. 1, Ohio’s average corn yield is forecast at 152 bushels per acre, down 8 bushels from the Aug. 1 forecast but 2 bushels above last year’s state yield of 150 bushels per acre. Total production is forecast at 478.8 million bushels, down 12 percent from 2007. […]

Tips for dealing with wind damage

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

The series of high winds around Ohio Sept. 14 have left many residents dealing with repairs and clean-up in the aftermath. Here’s some advice for how to handle fallen tree debris, roof repair and damaged vehicles.

Belmont County Fair livestock auction results

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Find out who topped the livestock competitions at this year’s Belmont County Fair.

Wetzel County Fair livestock auction results

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Aug. 14, 2008 (No photos provided) STEERS Number of Market Lots: 1 Average: $3.10/pound Grand champion: Haley White Bid: $3.10/pound Buyer: TransEnergy Reserve champion: None HOGS Number of Market Lots: 10 Average: $4.02/pound with champions; $3.65/pound without Grand champion: Becky Coen Bid: $6/pound Buyer: Bill Anderson Reserve champion: Annaliese Henderson Bid: $5/pound Buyers: Billy Arnolds, […]

Checking the facts

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Editor: I would like to comment on the column written by Judith Sutherland in the Sept. 11 Farm and Dairy. In her column, she encouraged her readers to go to www.FactCheck.org and see for themselves the truth about political rumors. I found one of the “facts” she repeated to be particularly troublesome to me, so […]

Fred Hippely honored by Farm Bureau

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Fred Hippely has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Columbiana County Farm Bureau.

Stark Co. Farm Bureau member earns praise

Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Reed Varian has earned the Distinguished Service Award from the Stark County Farm Bureau.

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