Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Two Washington County, Pa., farmers are doing their part to protect, preserve and promote rare and endangered animals.

A bee hive project has gotten some students interested in ag science that teacher Dean Frank had never even seen before.

Caterpillar Agricultural Products Inc. will offer a line of tillage tools manufactured by Krause Corporation, Hutchinson, Kan., for use with track tractors.

A collection of daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, tintypes, ivorytypes, opaltypes, cyanotypes, daguerreotype cases and other historical photos is on display at Penn State University.

Four producers outlined their operations during a panel discussion at the northeast regional meeting of the Professional Dairy Heifers Growers Association in Akron last week.

A northeastern Ohio buffalo ranch is a world leader in buffalo genetics and DNA testing.

Dairy farmers across the nation are organizing a dump of one day's milk production, hoping to draw national attention to low milk prices.

The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy has listed Ayrshire, Guernsey and Milking Shorthorn dairy breeds on its watch list because they have shown a marked decline since 1970.

A University of Illinois field test found a Bt corn variety had no adverse effect on black swallowtail caterpillars, but a lab test on a different event drew words of caution.

Knox County farmers Greg and Beverly Miller of Lone Pine Ranch, Howard, received the statewide Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association.