Sunday, January 19, 2020

Allie Loftis didn't grow up on a farm, but she found one to help house her livestock projects.
Bowman - Our Farm Roots

Sandy Beaver Farms has been operated by five generations of the Bowman family. The Lisbon farm was recognized by the Ohio Department of Agriculture as a bicentennial farm in 2013.

Esselburn family is committed to education, agriculture, careers and country.
Musser family farm sinking

The Musser family is losing ground on their farm after subsidence struck earlier this summer. Since then, acreage has dwindled and it has meant changes in the dairy operation to keep it going.

Community Supported Agriculture, or CSAs, have grown in Ohio in the past 10 years. But the concept may be reaching critical mass, according to Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension state horticulture specialist.

After retirement, Richland County woman launched a new business to grow her own food and improve her family’s health.
Stark County Fair livestock auction

14-year-old Chase Snyder bought fellow 4-H member, Christian Pernell's reserve champion rabbit meat pen at the Stark County Fair, Sept. 2
Chuck Wildman

Ohio swine farm moving toward more transparency, greater efficiency as a feeder-only operation.

Richard Theaker’s first ancestors in Ohio were blacksmiths by trade and the deed to the first Theaker property in Ohio was, in fact, written on sheepskin.

In Hiram, Ohio, Birdsong Farm owner, Matt Herbruck, says: “I realized I needed to do a job I felt good about at the end of the day."

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