COLUMBUS — Results of the Ohio Beef Expo junior show and showmanship contests include: Senior showmanship 1. Colton Burkett, Ashland County; 2. Hallie Hiser, Greene County; 3. Cameron Alexander, Clinton County; 4. Amber Shoemaker, Stark County; 5. Justin Shonkwiler; 6. Landon Richards, Wood County; 7. Dara Howser, Brown County; 8. Rachel Linder, Stark County; 9. […]
A Murray Grey breeder and a western supply store owner were named Friend of the Expo March 14-16.
The Margin Protection Program is designed to help farmers deal with both catastrophic conditions, such as weather extremes, and prolonged periods of low margins.
Light availability at the ground level appears to be a big factor in maintaining or losing plant species biodiversity.
Agricultural Research Service has conducted several studies to see whether adding a protective coating to corn and soybean seeds could help optimize planting schedules.
Fifty U.S. Senators sign letter defending common food names against European Union.
YOUNGSTOWN — IGS CNG Services is breaking ground on its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in the greater Youngstown area — located in Weathersfield Township, Trumbull County. The first of its kind in the Mahoning Valley, this station will service a growing number of Ohio businesses and citizens who are converting to natural gas […]
Farm Bureau’s annual outlook survey shows land availability a top concern.
Scientists have identified a distinctive olfactory receptor gene pattern in fruit-eating bats, as well as the particular olfactory receptor gene families important to their fruit diets.
Michigan DNR determines banned traits no longer present.
PLYMOUTH, Ohio — During the week of Feb. 16-22, Plymouth FFA planned a variety of activities to celebrate FFA and agriculture. Students competed in the pudding challenge during AAA. The challenge winner was Tony Kitts, with Ryan Stumbo and Parker Kennard giving him competition, earning second and third place. Mikayla Reer, Tayler Patton, Colten Young […]
CECIL, Pa. — Enrollment for the 2014 4-H year is open and anyone wishing to join 4-H is welcome to attend the Cecil 4-H club meeting March 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cecil Fire Department on Route 50. The club will be completing the 2014 registration process, selecting new projects for the year and […]
Three years of recordings reveal more detections of both Arctic and sub-Arctic whales.
There were 71 lots that totaled $244,325, for an average of $3,441.20.
Bill Richards, Ohio farmer and former chief of the USDA’s Soil Conservation Service, was enshrined into the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Hall of Fame.
Lawmakers talk about ways to get more people working on annual Farm Bureau trip to Washington.
PITTSBURGH — The Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Bureau of Radiation Protection (BRP) said that data collected in response to the recent Chevron well fire in Greene County showed no radiation levels above normal “background” levels. On Feb. 13 and 14, DEP’s BRP responded to the Chevron well fire in Greene County to ensure the […]
By DARYLL E. RAY and HARWOOD D. SCHAFFER Though members of Congress often have every intention of enacting a new farm bill well before farmers have to make planting decisions, so farmers can take the new policies into consideration in their planning process, very often planting is under way before the legislation is completed and […]
As spring calving season approaches, it is vital calves receive adequate immunity at birth. Because calves are born without an active immune system, they rely on the consumption of antibodies from colostrum for protection against scours and pneumonia.
Farm and Dairy is collecting your vintage photos of farm and rural life for a special 100th anniversary feature.