Saturday, September 23, 2023

Dianne Shoemaker, northeast Ohio district dairy specialist with OSU Extension, writes about the dream of many farm kids, and the perseverance and patience it takes to get there.

A reader says the legislation Taft plans to support seems a token gesture rather than a plan.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb confides some insight into the quentessential query about that perfect companion for just about everything, popcorn

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about the vast world of pure enjoyment in collecting that lied somewhere between the pack rat and the forced decisions on what to discard.

Each week Farm and Dairy challenges readers to identify a small tool or gadget.

The Mahoning County Farm Bureau.organization director writes about the attack on the Moff family dairy herd and the need to make sure such animal cruelty is not tolerated.

Reader writes to emphasize that Despite all the hype from the state agriculture department on its new large animal facility permitting process, the U.S. EPA is still very much in charge of the waters of Ohio and the CAFOs impacting them.

Jim Polson, northeastern Ohio farm management specialist with OSU Extension, urges farm families to move forward in planning for their estate.

Farm and Family Living columnist Laurie Marlatt Steeb pays tribute to her friend Connie Smith who died recently and to the sweet and warm bit of her she keeps in her memories.

Each week Farm and Diary takes a look at what was making news in years gone by.